John F. Kokai-Kun, PhD
Vice President, Non-Clinical Affairs
John F. Kokai-Kun, PhD is currently Vice President of Non-Clinical Affairs for Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (Rockville, MD). He received his BS in Biochemistry from Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA and his PhD in Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. He then served as a post-doctoral researcher at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Kokai-Kun has 20 years of experience in the drug development industry and has held positions with several biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies where his research and development efforts have focused primarily on anti-bacterial drugs and vaccines. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Uniformed Services University.