Dr. Kolchinsky is a founding Partner and Portfolio Manager at RA Capital, a healthcare crossover fund. He is active in both public and private investments in biotechnology areas as diverse as drugs, medical devices, diagnostics, and life science tools. He authored the e-book “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to a Biotech Startup”. He also serves on the board of the American Fertility Association and is a board member of Dicerna [Nasdaq: DRNA] and several private healthcare companies. In the past, Dr. Kolchinsky has served on the Board of Global Science and Technology for the National Academies of Sciences. He received a PhD in Virology from Harvard University. His doctoral work involved studies of the mechanism by which HIV infects cells. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.