McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Technology Transfer:
moving basic science discoveries into practical applications that enhance human health

  • Seminar Information

Date:

Monday, October 20, 2014

Speakers:

  • Dr. Leigh Wilson, Business Development Advisor, Life Sciences McMaster Industry Liaison Office (MILO)
  • Dr. James Mahoney, Professor, Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine Member, Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research Director, McMaster University Regional Virology & Chlamydiology Laboratory, St. Joseph's Healthcare
  • Dr. Brian Lichty, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine Member, Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding of the importance of technology transfer, successful examples from Universities including McMaster
  • Overview of the process of technology transfer at McMaster
  • Technology transfer from a researchers perspective I: contract research leading to a license, starting a company
  • Technology transfer from a researchers perspective II: translating research to the clinic, multi- researcher collaboration leading to a start-up

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: demystifyingmedicine@gmail.com

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

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