Dr. Lou has more than 15 years of experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry and is a seasoned scientific leader with broad knowledge and deep insight into drug discovery. He has led and championed multiple research projects at Principia Biopharma, Nurix Inc., Novartis, and Roche, contributing to the inventions of first-in-class lead molecules and development candidates for diverse target classes and molecule pathways. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Dartmouth College and was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University.