Kathy joined the UCSF Office of Innovation, Technology & Alliances (ITA) in March of 2014. Her responsibilities include outgoing material transfer agreements, technology management, and licensing.
Prior to joining ITA full-time, Kathy was a part-time Technology Analyst with UCSF ITA while completing her postdoctoral training at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Dr. Christopher Benz’s laboratory. Her postdoctoral research focused on the role of ribosomal proteins in breast cancer. She received her Ph.D. in Genetics from Yale University in Dr. David Stern’s laboratory, studying regulation of gene expression and cytoskeleton rearrangement by BRCA1-related proteins. Kathy’s A.B. is from Cornell University, where she was a Presidential Research Scholar.
Kathy is passionate about helping UCSF investigators move their discoveries from the laboratory to the public domain.