Our core team has unparalleled experience in developing and commercializing novel products for the life sciences industry.

The Cell Environment Company

Nature guides innovation at Xylyx Bio. Every product we make begins with this philosophy. Our aim is to generate physiologically relevant environments capable of recapitulating the incredible systems nature itself provides.

With deep scientific expertise in cell culture biomaterials and tissue regeneration, our team of scientists, clinicians, and engineers is championing the paradigm shift toward more biologically relevant platforms, with the ultimate goal of creating and delivering effective science-based solutions for the benefit of human life and health.

Andrea Nye

Chief Executive Officer

John O'Neill, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD

Chair of the Board
Scientific Co-Founder

Keith Greenfield


Anthony A. Curro


David King

Board Observer

Donna See, MBA MPH


Matthew Bacchetta, MD, MBA, MA


Tanya Yankelevich

Director of Product Management and Business Development

Igal Germanguz, PhD

Director of R&D

Evelyn Aranda, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Richard Nguyen, PhD

Associate Director of Business Development

Jennifer Xiong

Biomaterials Development Scientist

Natalia Kissel

Process Development Scientist

Alex Nichols

Director of Laboratory Operations

Drew Daly

Research Associate

Danny King

Project Manager

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We are always on the lookout for exceptional individuals that share our passion for science and human health. If you are a top tier professional that enjoys working in a start-up environment, we would like to hear from you!