Chief Science Officer and VPDr. Richard H. Tullis Ph.D. is Chief Science Officer of the Company. He was Vice President Director of Aethlon Medical Inc. Dr. Tullis has extensive biotechnology management and research experience and is the founder of Syngen Research formerly a wholly owned subsidiary of Aethlon Medical Inc. Previously Dr. Tullis cofounded Molecular Biosystems Inc. a former NYSE company. At Molecular Biosystems Dr. Tullis was Director of Oligonucleotide Hybridization Senior Research Scientist and Member of the Board of Directors. In research Dr. Tullis developed and patented the first application of oligonucleotides to antisense antibiotics and developed new methods for the chemical synthesis of DNA via methoxyhosphorochloridites. Dr. Tullis also codeveloped the first applications of covalently coupled DNAenzyme conjugates using synthetic oligonucleotides during his tenure at Molecular Biosystems. In 1985 Dr. Tullis founded and served as President and CEO of Synthetic Genetics Inc. a pioneer in custom DNA synthesis which was sold to Molecular Biology Resources in 1991. Dr. Tullis also served as interimCEO of Genetic Vectors Inc. which completed its IPO under his management and was cofounder of DNA Sciences Inc. a company that was eventually acquired by Genetic Vectors
Age: 69 VP Since 2015 Ph.DTullis received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California at San Diego, and has done extensive postdoctoral work at UCSD, USC, and the University of Hawaii.