Patrick is Vice President of Research at Synthekine and has served as head of the Protein Sciences department since the company’s formation in 2019. He joined Synthekine after nine years at Genentech, where he was a Senior Scientist and led a group focused on protein structure, production and design that supported both antibody and small molecule drug discovery programs. Patrick is an expert in JAK kinase structural biology, and prior to Genentech was a postdoctoral fellow with Synthekine founder Chris Garcia at Stanford, where he published a number of biochemical and structural studies of cytokine and receptor complexes, including IL-6, IL-13, and IL-23. Patrick obtained his Ph.D. from the Stanford University School of Medicine and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.