VP, General Counsel and Corporate SecretaryMs. Alane P. Barnes is the Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporationrationrate Secretary of BioCryst. She was named Corporationrationrate Secretary in 2007, and has served as Vice President, General Counsel Corporationrationrate Secretary since 2011. She was named as an executive officer in 2013. Ms. Barnes is responsible for all legal affairs of the company including but not limited to all contract negotiations, SEC compliance, corporate governance, IP strategy and management, licensing transactions, government contract management and dispute resolution. She graduated magna cum laude from Cumberland School of Law in 1997 and is a member of Curia Honoris, scholar of merit
Age: 48 VP Since 2013Barnes received her B.S. in Natural Science with a concentration in biology and chemistry from UAB. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Barnes worked for the UAB Research Foundation where she managed intellectual property, negotiated license transactions and facilitated the emergence of new companies based on university technology. Prior to employment at the UAB Research Foundation Ms. Barnes practiced corporate law with a prominent law firm in Birmingham, Alabama. Currently, she serves on the Board of the Biotechnology Association of Alabama and has served as a mentor for Alabama Launchpad, a competition created to fuel the development of companies in Alabama.