Gayle Boxx is the founder, president and CEO of Aukera, Inc. Aukera has developed manufacturing and packaging technologies for the vault nanoparticle that make it an affordable and effective nanodelivery platform. Boxx holds a B.S. in biology from CSU Chico, a M.S. in microbiology from Cal State Long Beach, and a Ph.D. in microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics from UCLA. She is joined by team member Jan Mrazek, co-founder and chief scientific officer of Aukera.