Session Chair Profile

Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Graphite Bio

Dr. Jane Grogan is chief scientific officer of Graphite Bio, a gene editing and cell therapy company, leading clinical research and development efforts. Prior to Graphite Bio, Dr. Grogan was chief scientific officer at ArsenalBio; and head of adaptive tumor immunity and principal scientist of cancer immunology at Genentech. Her work has identified key regulators and epigenetic modifiers of immune cells, including TIGIT, for autoimmune and oncology indications. Dr. Grogan has published over 60 papers in a wide array of journals and is the inventor on over 20 patents. She obtained her Ph.D. from Leiden University, her BSci (Hons) degree from the University of Melbourne, and her post-doctoral training as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the German Rheumatism Research Centre Berlin and as a Howard Hughes Fellow at UCSF.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley

Track Chair:
Jane Grogan, Graphite Bio


  • Advances in Gene & Cell Therapies
    Session Chair: Jane Grogan, Graphite Bio
    - Peter Nell, Mammoth
    - Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, Intellia Tx
    - Amy Simon, Beam Therapeutics
    - Eric Ostertag, Poseida Therapuetics
  • Translating CGT to the Clinic (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Nicole K. Paulk, UCSF
    - Matthew Porteus, Stanford
    - Eric Crombez, Ultragenyx Gene Therapy
    - Peter Francis, 4D Molecular Therapeutics
    - Erandi De Silva, Forge Biologics
    - Patrice Hugo, Q2 Solutions
  • Bioethics & Ethical Implications in Cell and Gene Therapies
    Session Chair: Ilana Yurkiewicz, Stanford University
    - Fyodor Urnov, UC Berkeley
    - Sandy Macrae, Sangamo Therapeutics
  • PMWC Showcase
    - Yuri Fesko, Labcorp
    - Yan Zhang, Mission Bio
    - Anil Narasimha, Mekonos Inc.
  • Past, Present and Future of CRISPR Where will CRISPR Take Us and How is the Technology Evolving to Realize its Full Potential (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Janice Chen, Mammoth
    - Fyodor Urnov, UC Berkeley
    - Kiana Aran, Cardea Bio
    - Laura Sepp-Lorenzino, Intellia Tx
    - Josh Lehrer, Graphite Bio