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Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences Graduate Program Office
Dr. Xiaoling Li
Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research, Graduate Program Director
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Industrial Advisory Board

The program is closely aligned with industrial interests and guided by an external advisory board consisting of scientists, managers, practitioners and Pacific alumni from pharmaceutical, biotechnical and chemical companies as well as research institutes and other universities.

A few of the dynamic companies and executives involved in the program include:




John Barr


David Bennett

Senior Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Neurogesx, Inc.

Bret Berner



Simon Chin

President, CEO, Founder

Iris Bio Technologies, Inc

Gary Cleary

Corium Technology Group

Jeffrey Cleland


Versartis, Inc

John Hearst

Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley

Ruhong Jiang

CEO and President

Applied StemCell, Inc.

Brian Johnston

President and CEO

Somagenics, Inc.

Norm Kobayashi

Head of Quality Assurance

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Sanjeev Redkar

VP Manufacturing & Pre-Clinical Development

SuperGen, Inc.

Nirmal Saini

Laboratory Director

CA Department of Food & Agriculture

Abraham Surjadinata

Medical Affairs

Exact Sciences

Guo-Liang Yu

Executive Chairman

Crown Bioscience, Inc.

Tony Zhang

President and CEO

Formurex, Inc.