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Kyle Knouse

Kyle Knouse

Co-Founder and Director of Chemistry, Elsie Biotechnologies
Kyle Knouse received his B.S in Chemistry from Temple University in Philadelphia working on novel antibiotic compounds to overcome resistance mechanisms, he then moved to San Diego where he received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Scripps Research Institute working in the lab of Phil S. Baran on novel organophosphorus chemistry. In 2021 he co-founded Elsie Biotechnologies where he is currently the Director of Chemistry. At Elsie he works to enable performing high-throughput medicinal chemistry on oligonucleotide therapeutics and explores novel delivery strategies. He has published 18 peer reviewed articles and 6 patents.

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