Vickie Driver

Vickie Driver

CEO/CoFounder

™™Vickie Driver brings 35+ years experience as a Research Scientist in microbiology, molecular biology and pharmacology with leadership skills in interdisciplinary research. Her track record has led to 21 peer-reviewed publications and 11 posters and patents. Her work at Trius Therapeutics focused on antibacterial drug discovery and development which resulted in a new FDA approved drug, Sivextro, currently sold by Merck.

TRIUS Therapeutics, San Diego, CA, Director, Biology (2013-2014), Associate Director, Biology (2009-2013), Senior Principal Scientist (2007-2008) Staff Scientist & Operations, Safety Manager (2004-2007)

ELITRA Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA Scientist I (2002 to 2004), Senior Research Associate II (1999 to 2002)

ISIS Pharmaceuticals, (Renamed IONIS) Carlsbad, CA Research Associate (1997 to 1999), Scientist (1989 to 1997)

Agouron Institute, La Jolla, CA Research Technician, 1987 to 1989

Molecular Biosystems, Inc., San Diego, CA, Research Associate,1986 to 1987

Centers for Disease Control, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Fort Collins, CO, Research Assistant,1983 to