Biotechnology research company Korro Bio announced the appointment of Shelby Walker as senior vice president and general counsel.

In this new role, Walker will lead Korro’s legal departments, including intellectual property, corporate governance, and compliance functions.

With more than 20 years of experience, she previously served as senior vice president, intellectual property at CRISPR Therapeutics. Prior to that role, she served as general counsel at Ginkgo Bioworks and vice president, associate general counsel and chief intellectual property counsel at Dyax Corporation.