Roxsan Manshouri, PhD

IP & Patent Law Panel

Job Title: Technology Analyst


Current Employer: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Education:

  • Ph.D. in Genetics and Epigenetics, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX (2019)

  • M.S. in Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX (2015)

  • B.S. in Biology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (2013)


Bio:

I received my B.S. in Biology from Texas A&M University. Following undergraduate education, I entered the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences where I received my M.S in Biomedical Research and Ph.D. in Genetics and Epigenetics. I interned at the Office of Technology Commercialization in 2018 prior to joining the team as a Technology Commercialization Analyst in 2019. As a Technology Analyst, I work with MD Anderson investigators to maximize the value of their inventions, facilitate protection of intellectual property, and develop licensing strategies for each invention.

Most useful skill sets acquired from/for your field:

  1. Technology evaluation. The ability to determine patentability and marketability.

  2. . Large portfolios necessitate being organized, establishing priorities and managing time.  

  3. . Everyday involves traversing many interfaces. The tech transfer team must engage with and understand an audience that includes scientists, attorneys, and entrepreneurs.  


What I love most about my job:

I enjoy learning about new/innovative technologies and helping to support their entrance into the commercial marketplace.


Contact information: Email: rmanshouri@mdanderson.org

 

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