1. Team

Our Team

Patrick J. Calhoun, PhD, Biology

President & Chief Science Officer

Patrick is a Cell Biologist and Virologist, with a focus on intercellular signaling; Academic Tutor; Mentor; Army Veteran with tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Nick Fingerle

Mechanical Engineer

Nick is a multidisciplinary engineer with a specialty in mechanical systems; earned his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from UMBC in 2020.

Steve Turner


Steve has forty years of experience in life science enterprises, successfully creating life science companies.

Mat Winter, VADM USN (Ret)


President of Winter Strategic Solutions advising senior corporate and government leaders on business strategy. His final marque Navy leadership positions included Chief of Naval Research and DoD Global Director F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

Jim Bailey, JD

Co-Founder, Director

Jim advises businesses on strategy and policy, as well as serving as a member of the American Arbitration Association’s neutrals Panel on Large, Complex Commercial Cases.

Elias A. Zerhouni, MD


Nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Elias is a Former Director of the National Institutes of Health, former Global R&D Chief, Sanofi and entrepreneur in healthcare.

Jeff Byers, PhD, Physics


Heading the Bioelectronics Section at the Naval Research Laboratory, Jeff advises on the company’s analytical software.

Marc Raphael, PhD, Physics

Advisor, Inventor

A Biophysicist focused on live cell analytics, Marc is at the Naval Research Laboratory continuing work on technology development.

Joe Christodoulides, PhD, Physics


Joe is a Research Scientist at the Naval Research Laboratory.