Robert E. Curry, Chairman of the Board
Bob Curry is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences. He is a Venture Partner of Latterell Venture Partners. Formerly, he was a General Partner of Alliance Technology Ventures and prior to that a General Partner of the Sprout Group, the venture affiliate of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette where he was also a Managing Director of the firm. He has served in various capacities with Merrill Lynch R&D Management, Merrill Lynch Venture Capital, Becton Dickinson and Bio-Rad Laboratories.
Previously, Dr. Curry was a professor at the University of Delaware and a consultant for DuPont Instrument Products. He is a Board member of Emerald Biosciences, Inc.; a Board member of KineMed, Inc; a Board member of ProTom International, Inc.; a Board member of the Center for Excellence in Education, and a member of the Dean's Advisory Council, School of Science, Purdue University.
He received his PhD in Chemistry from Purdue University where he was a Smith Kline Fellow and his B.S. in physics from the University of Illinois where he was an Edmund James Scholar.