Dan Bailey graduated from Brown University in 2009 with dual bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and anthropology. While at Brown, he worked with Prof. Jason Sello in developing a general synthesis of a class of bacterial signaling compounds known as the methylenomycin furans. Dan joined the Process Chemistry group at Takeda in 2009. During his 11 years at Takeda, he has contributed to a variety of projects, from preclinical to late stage development. Dan is particularly interested in green chemistry and has led efforts to track and improve the efficiency and sustainability of Takeda’s drug substance manufacturing processes. He currently leads the ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable’s Chemistry in Water Subteam.