Keith JarvisSenior Director at Editas Medicine
Keith Jarvis is currently the Senior Director of Process Chemistry at Editas Medicine. His team is responsible for small scale guide RNA production to support research, the development of novel chemical modifications to guide RNA to enhance delivery, process development and optimization of lead guides once a development candidate is declared and large scale guide RNA manufacturing. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Master of Science Degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has also led other oligonucleotide related process development and production groups at several other biotechnology companies including Ribozyme Pharmaceuticals, Sirna Therapeutics, Merck Research Laboratories and miRagen Therapeutics.