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Subsequent Events

Subsequent Events
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2020
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent Events

11. Subsequent Events


Kansas State University Research Foundation


On April 19, 2020, the Company entered into a second License Agreement with the Foundation in addition to the License Agreement entered into in February 2020.


Pursuant to the terms of the second License Agreement, the Foundation granted the Company an exclusive royalty bearing license to practice under certain patent rights under patent applications covering antivirals against coronaviruses, caliciviruses, and picornaviruses, and related know-how, including to make and sell therapeutic, diagnostic and prophylactic products.


The Company agreed to pay the Foundation a one-time non-refundable license initiation fee of $110,000 and annual license maintenance fees. The Company also agreed to make certain future milestone payments, dependent upon the progress of clinical trials, regulatory approvals, and initiation of commercial sales in the United States and certain countries outside the United States. (refer to Note 8 – Licenses and Collaborations).




On April 15, 2020, the Board elected Dr. Roger Kornberg, Chairman of the Company’s Scientific Advisory Board, as a director to fill the vacancy on the Board, effective immediately following Dr. Jane Hsiao’s resignation. Dr. Kornberg was also appointed a member of the Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board. Dr. Kornberg, a Nobel Laureate, will also continue as Chairman of the Company’s Scientific Advisory Board.