Dr. Richard DiMarchi is Independent Director of Assembly Biosciences, Inc. Dr. DiMarchi is a cofounder of Assembly Pharmaceuticals and has served on its board since inception in 2012. Dr. DiMarchi currently holds the Cox Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Gill Chair in Biomolecular Sciences at Indiana University. Dr. DiMarchi was a cofounder and board member of biotechnology companies Ambrx and Marcadia, current founder of Assembly and Calibrium Biotech, and advisor to venture firms 5AM, Twilight Ventures, and others. Dr. DiMarchi retired as Group Vice President at Eli Lilly Company, where he provided leadership for more than two decades in biotechnology, endocrine research, and product development
Age: 61 Director Since 2014 Ph.DDiMarchi previously served as a board member of the biotechnology trade group BIO, Isis and Millennium BioTherapeutics. His current research is focused on developing macromolecules with enhanced therapeutic properties through biochemical and chemical optimization, an approach he has termed chemicalbiotechnology.Dr. DiMarchi received his PhD in Biochemistry from Indiana University, and completed his postdoctoral studies at the Rockefeller University.