Jerel Davis, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Versant Ventures
Jerel Davis is a Managing Director of Versant Ventures, where he has played a critical role in launching and investing in a number of Versant’s portfolio companies including Quanticel Pharmaceuticals, Crispr Therapeutics, Blueline Bioscience, Northern Biologics, and several of the Inception Sciences discovery start-ups. He has also led Versant’s execution of build-to-buy structured acquisitions with Celgene, Roche, and Bayer. Dr. Davis earned his doctorate from Stanford University, where he also completed his post-doctoral research.