Shasqi is a clinical stage biotechnology company whose goal is to revolutionize cancer outcomes through the pairing of Nobel Prize winning technology, click chemistry, with cancer therapeutics.

Leadership

Driven by a desire to transform cancer treatments for patients, we are a highly skilled team of oncology drug developers and experts in click chemistry, with decades of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry.

José M. Mejía Oneto, MD, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

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Sebastian Sanchez de Lozada

Chief Financial Officer

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Steve Abella, MD

Chief Medical Officer

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Scott Wieland, PhD, MBA

SVP Clinical Development

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Board of Directors

José M. Mejía Oneto, MD, PhD

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Juan Jaen, PhD

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Strategic Advisors

Ronald W. Barrett, Ph.D.

CEO at Medikine

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Carolyn Bertozzi, Ph.D.

Professor at Stanford

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Pamela M. Klein, M.D

Chief Medical Officer at Olema

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Lawrence D. Mayer, Ph.D.

Partner at Coulour Biomedical

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Glenn Prestwich, Ph.D.

Co-founder at Spinout Space

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William J. Rieflin

Executive Chairman at NGM Bio

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Nina Shapiro

Sr. Operating Advisor at New Silk Route

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Sarah Noonberg, M.D., PH.D.

Chief Medical Officer at Maze Therapeutics

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Lisa M. Coussens, Ph.D., FAACR

Professor & Department Chair at OHSU

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Max Royzen

Assistant Professor at University at Albany, SUNY

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Careers

Join Shasqi to develop our revolutionary CAPAC platform which directs powerful therapies precisely to tumors. Work on our lead asset, SQ3370, increases tumor destruction, while avoiding characteristic dose-limiting toxicities.

Shasqi Values

At Shasqi we are driven by our five values, aligning our work with how we want to collaborate as a team.

  1. Resourcefulness
  2. Collaboration
  3. Simplicity in Focus
  4. Humble Confidence
  5. Challenge Standards

Employee Benefits

  • Stock options
  • Work remotely or in the office
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid maternity, paternity and family caregiver leave
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • Electronics and work station reimbursements
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Commuter benefits where applicable

Open positions

Feel free to reach out to careers@shasqi.com with any questions. We do not accept solicitations by recruiters, recruiting agencies, headhunters and outsourcing organizations.

Shasqi and CAPAC™ Origins

Shasqi

Definition: \'shas-kē\ Noun. [fr. Quechua, ca. 1400‘s, also Chasqui, Chaski]

1. Hist. Agile runners that distributed and translated messages and gifts across the vast Incan Empire.

2. A way to activate cancer drugs at specific areas of the body.

CAPAC

Definition: \'qhapaq’\ Noun. [fr. Quechua, ca. 1400‘s, also qhapaq]

1. Mighty, powerful, noble.

2. Click Activated Protodrugs Against Cancer (CAPAC™). A new platform to improve cancer therapies.