Innovating Across Disciplines
Semarion is built on fostering collaboration across disciplines to tackle foundational bottlenecks in drug discovery. We operate at the edge of the physical and life sciences by using microchip industry materials and techniques to transform cell-based research.
Enabling the Science that Discovers Better Medicines
Unlocking better medicines for patients involves the long and arduous process of drug discovery. Semarion is building a technology platform that revolutionizes in vitro research on cell models to help create better medicines, faster.
Tarun drives the innovation of the SemaCyte® technology platform through novel material design and engineering that is embedded across Semarion’s product suite.
His background spans running microchip fabrication processes in industry to developing an advanced nanomagnetic therapy for glioblastoma.
Daniel’s work is focussed on developing key applications for the SemaCyte® platform to accelerate cell biology research and cancer drug discovery.
His previous research activities include DNA replication and the DNA damage response, alongside cancer target identification and validation.
Tom heads Semarion’s microfabrication process development and optimisation with a focus on high yield, scalable manufacturing.
He has worked in both industrial and academic settings on development and fabrication projects for advanced materials.
Paul manages the Board and guides the Executive Team on partnering and business development.
He is Chief Business Officer at Mission Therapeutics. Paul has been involved in several trade sales and has executed over $4.5B worth of outlicensing partnerships including the hepatitis C protease inhibitor, Olysio®.
Cassie is an Investment Director at Parkwalk Advisors, specialised in Healthcare and Life Sciences.
She is experienced in investment, strategy, operations, and governance. Previously, Cassie was an Investor at IP Group Plc and worked for a start-up that took drugs developed during her PhD into Phase II clinical trials.
Del is a NED and provides key industry insight on product and application development for the SemaCyte® platform.
Del co-founded Essen Biosciences and spearheaded the commercial development of the Incucyte® platform. He is also a Technology scout at Sartorius, and a NED at Axol Biosciences and ELRIG.
Jacqui is a Human Resources consultant specialising in providing advice and support to start-up and early stage biotech and high-tech SME’s.
Covering all aspects of Human Resources management, her in-house experience has been gained primarily in pharmaceutical, medical devices and pharma services companies, having held UK, Europe-wide and global roles.
Peter is an Investment Director at Martlet Capital, with a focus on early-stage life science investments.
As a former co-founder and General Partner of SV Health Investors, he brings a career background in institutional life sciences venture capital, combined with university technology commercialisation experience.