Dr. James Moon is the John Gideon Searle Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Moon is also a co-founder and Chief Science Officer of EVOQ Therapeutics that works on clinical translation of the nanodisc vaccine technology. Dr. Moon’s translational research program aims to develop novel engineering tools for improving vaccines and immunotherapies. He has received numerous awards, including 2016 National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2016 DOD-CDMRP Career Development Award, 2015 Melanoma Research Alliance Young Investigator Award, the 2012 NIAID Research Scholar Development Award, and the 2011 IEEE-EMBS Harvard Wyss Institute Award for Translational Research. Dr. Moon received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Ph.D. from Rice University, and he completed his postdoctoral training at MIT (HHMI).