George Kemble, Ph.D., P'15
George earned his BS in Biology from the University of Santa Clara in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Microbiology & Immunology from Stanford University in 1989. George has led crossfunctional R&D teams and organizations focused on creating, understanding and developing new drugs for serious diseases, including the FluMist® vaccine for influenza. George was formerly the Vice-President of vaccine R&D and the Senior Vice-President of Research for MedImmune, Astra Zeneca’s global biologics R&D division. Currently he is the Chief Scientific Officer for 3-V Biosciences located in Menlo Park, CA, a small, entrepreneurial company developing drugs for cancer and infectious viral diseases of humans. George has had the privilege of coauthoring over 60 publications and a number of patents during his career. In addition, to scientific presentations at International meetings, George has often presented at sessions discussing his insights on scientific careers in industry to undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
In addition to his career activities, George and his wife, Terese, have raised two children. George has had the opportunity to be both Cub Scout den leader for Matthew (Fairfield Univ. Class of 2015) and soccer coach for Amanda (Univ. of Puget Sound, Class of 2017). George and Terese make their home in Saratoga, California along with their two cats and one dog.