George J. Lee, Ph.D.

George J. Lee, Ph.D., is a general partner and cofounder of Hercules Bioventure Partners, LLC, a venture management company specializing in investments in the biotech and pharmaceutical fields. Hercules Bioventure Partners has been dedicated to building a strong biotech portfolio in the U.S. and Asian regions over the last decade. Dr. Lee has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having worked at a major pharmaceutical company (Syntex) and early-stage biomedical companies for years. Dr. Lee is an internationally known pioneer in the field of steroid hormones research. Dr. Lee has in-depth experience developing analytical methods and validating new drug applications and various Food & Drug Administration matters. Dr. Lee earned his doctorate in chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his Bachelor of Science in agricultural chemistry from National Taiwan University, Taiwan.