Meet the team

Who We Are

New Equilibrium brings together interdisciplinary experts with the shared goal of drugging intrinsically disordered proteins.

New Equilibrium Team

Virginia Burger, Ph.D.
CEO and Co–founder

Peter Tompa, Ph.D.
Co–founder

Charles DeLisle, Ph.D.
Experimental Biophysicist

Mahdieh Yazdani, Ph.D.
MLSC Data Science and
Advanced Analytics Intern

Hang Cao
Visual Designer

Chungwen Liang, Ph.D.
Modeling Consultant through UMass Core Facilities Voucher Program

Former Interns and Consultants

Rangsiman Ketkaew
QM/AWS Consultant

Darren Dsouza
MLSC Internship Challenge Biophysics Intern

Scientific Advisory Board

LILA M. GIERASCH
 Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UMass Amherst

AJ MILICI
President, Milici Consulting LLC

Emir Roach, M.D.
Head of Emerging Technologies, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Jianhan Chen
 Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UMass Amherst

OLEXANDR ISAYEV
Professor, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University

SALLY WANG LIANG, JD/MPH
VP of Business Development, Head of Global Business Unit, PepLib

VK GADI, M.D. PH.D.
Professor and Director, Medical Oncology, U of Illinois at Chicago

Christian Baber
Global Head, Scientific Informatics, Takeda Pharmaceuticals