Geoffrey Lynn, PhD, is CEO and Co-founder of Avidea Technologies, Inc. (Baltimore, MD). In this role, Dr. Lynn is leveraging his background in synthetic chemistry and cellular immunology to lead Avidea’s efforts to develop precision immunotherapies for treating cancer and autoimmune diseases. Previously, Dr. Lynn was a visiting scientist in the laboratory of Professor Christopher Jewell at the Fischell Department of Engineering at UMD and trained as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Robert Seder at the Vaccine Research Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Dr. Lynn attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University; obtained a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Oxford as an NIH-Oxford and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow; and received his B.S. in chemistry from Elon University where he was a Goldwater Scholar.