Taiyin Yang, Ph.D.
Taiyin Yang, Ph.D. has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2019. Dr. Yang joined Gilead in 1993 and was appointed to her current role of Executive Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing in January 2015. She is responsible for the chemistry, manufacturing and control operations of small molecules and biologics encompassing process development, production, supply chain management, analytical operations, laboratory information and quality assurance for Gilead’s investigational and commercial products. Prior to joining Gilead, Dr. Yang was Director of Analytical Chemistry at Syntex. She received her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from National Taiwan University and her PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Southern California. Dr. Yang was inducted as fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering in 2021 and elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2022. She is also a member of the Expert Scientific Advisory Committee of the Medicines for Malaria Venture.