The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. We manage technology for Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech, and Cornell AgriTech in Geneva.
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Innovation Beyond the Bench
August 11, 2021 — 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
It’s 4pm on August 11, do you know where your career is?
Come explore the opportunities for careers beyond the bench that relate to technology transfer and innovation management.
Hear from people like you who have transitioned after their PhD to achieve the benefits of science, have fun, and get paid to use their skills. Explore the possibilities from the perspective of technology transfer professionals, scientists, lawyers, patent agents and examiners, and licensing specialists that can lead to jobs in business development, regulatory science, sales & marketing, entrepreneurship, economic development and venture capital. Get tips on what you can do now to set yourself apart as a candidate for these positions.
All are welcome! Slides will be made available to those who register.
Jin Liang, Postdoctoral Researcher, Weill Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology will serve as MC of the event and panel moderator.
Steven Ferguson, NIH Office of Technology Transfer
Lynda Inseque, Cornell Center for Technology Licensing
Susi Varvayanis, Careers Beyond Academia
Meera Govindaraghavan, postdoc alumna ’14-’15, Patent Agent, Cooley LLP
Julia Miller PhD’20, AgBio Technology Transfer Fellow, Michigan State University
Lisa Placanica ’00 PhD’09, Sr. Managing Director, Cornell Center for Technology Licensing @Weill Cornell Medicine
Sabrina Solouki, PhD’20, Medical Science Liaison, Sanofi