Aaron Foster is Vice President of Product Discovery at Bellicum Pharmaceuticals. He leads the CAR and TCR gene-modified T cell programs that are developing systems for controlling T cell behavior in vivo using molecular switch technology. Prior to joining Bellicum in 2012, Dr. Foster was an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine at the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, where he led a group researching adoptive T cell therapies, cancer vaccines and nanotherapeutics. He received his B.A. in Biology from the University of Puget Sound and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sydney.