Bernard Levin is a pharmacologist and cell biologist with over 15 years of experience in research and drug development. Prior to joining Circle, he led pharmacology efforts for multiple CAR-T cell therapy programs targeting both solid tumors and hematological malignancies at Kite Pharma, a Gilead company, in Emeryville, CA. His previous roles have included developing TCR-based cell therapies for HIV treatment while managing the CFAR Humanized Mouse Core at the UCLA AIDS Institute under the mentorship of Prof. Scott Kitchen, and developing Myeloid Progenitor Cell therapies to treat neutropenia at Cellerant Therapeutics in San Carlos, CA. Bernard received his B.S. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).