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Kun Qian

Senior Contracts Manager

Kun Qian joined Flagship Pioneering in 2021 as a member of the Contracts Management team. In this role, he brings legal, operational and scientific expertise to support the drafting and negotiation of various types of research and development (R&D) related contracts.

Kun started his career in the biotech industry as a scientist at Ariad Pharmaceuticals. He then transitioned into legal functions and most recently worked as the Research Operations Lead at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, where he managed, drafted and negotiated R&D related contracts.

Kun holds a B.S. in Biotechnology from Nanjing University, China; a M.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology from Tulane University; and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. He also holds a Certificate in Biopharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs from Northeastern University.