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B. Lynne Parshall, Esq.

Director and Chief Operating Officer, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ms. Parshall is Director and Chief Operating Officer of Ionis Pharmaceuticals. She is responsible for overseeing the operations of finance, legal, patents, manufacturing, information technology, regulatory and alliance management, health and safety, facilities, corporate communications, and business and corporate development. Ms. Parshall joined Ionis in November 1991.

Previously, Ms. Parshall was a Partner with the firm of Cooley Godward LLP, now Cooley LLP, where she represented several health care companies in a general practice specializing in corporate partnering and other technology-based transactions.

Ms. Parshall received her J.D. at Stanford Law School, Stanford, California and her B.A. from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ms. Parshall is currently on the Board of Cytokinetics, Inc. Ms. Parshall is also a member of the Licensing Executives Society and a member of the American, California, and San Diego bar associations.