Dr. Lee is deeply versed in the fields of immunology and immuno-oncology (IO) and a leader with over 20 years of drug development experience and expertise in multiple therapeutic areas in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Lee held leadership positions at Abbvie and NGM where she led the IO group and established the core IO infrastructure and helped build the IO pipeline. Dr. Lee started her career at Pfizer where she led a drug discovery group and made significant contributions to the development of therapeutic antibodies against IL-7R and various costimulatory molecules aimed at treating autoimmune diseases and cancer. Her work, which included several IND filings, patents and numerous high impact publications, was recognized with the prestigious Pfizer Achievement Award. Prior to joining industry, Dr. Lee held a faculty position at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She received her Ph.D. in Cancer Immunology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill where she was a recipient of the Lineberger Graduate Fellow Award and completed postdoctoral training at Stanford University.