The primary function of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by reviewing (i) the Company’s financial statements provided to stockholders, the public and others, (ii) the Company’s system of internal controls regarding finance, accounting, legal compliance and ethical behavior and (iii) the Company’s auditing, accounting and financial reporting process. Consistent with this function, the Audit Committee shall encourage continuous improvement of, and foster adherence to, the Company’s policies, procedures and practices at all levels.

Committee Members

Gregory P. Sargen

Gregory P. Sargen currently serves as Executive Vice President – Corporate Development and Strategy of Cambrex Corporation (NYSE:CBM) (“Cambrex”), a global manufacturer and provider of services to life sciences companies.  Prior to his current role, Mr. Sargen served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cambrex.  Prior to Cambrex, Mr. Sargen served as Vice President of Finance – Chemicals Manufacturing Division of Fisher Scientific International Inc. (n/k/a Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.) (NYSE:TMO), and held positions with Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Heat and Control, Inc. and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Sargen is a Certified Public Accountant (non-practicing) and holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University.

Joseph Carleone,, Ph.D.

Dr. Carleone is Chairman of the Board of AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC, a leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical active ingredients.  Prior to this position, Dr. Carleone was President, Chief Executive Officer and director of American Pacific Corporation, a leading custom manufacturer of fine and specialty chemicals and propulsion products.  Dr. Carleone has also served or currently serves as an officer and/or a director of several directly or indirectly wholly-owned subsidiaries of American Pacific Corporation.  Dr. Carleone received his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1968; his master's degree in Applied Mechanics from Drexel University in 1970; and his doctorate degree in Applied Mechanics from Drexel University in 1972.

Joel McComb

Joel McComb is the CEO, Chairman and Co-Founder of BioSpyder Technologies, Inc. Prior to BioSpyder, Mr. McComb served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Illumina, Inc., President of GE Healthcare's Life Sciences and Discovery Systems division, and President of GE Healthcare's Interventional Medicine division. Prior to GE Healthcare, Mr. McComb was the President, CEO and a director of Innovadyne Technologies, Inc., and held various positions at Beckman Coulter, Inc., and Charles River Laboratories (at the time a division of Bausch & Lomb Inc.) where he was a National Business Manager for the company's monoclonal antibody CDMO division. Mr. McComb earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from Golden Gate University.

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