Industry Contracts Manager
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Biography

Specializing in industry-funded research in the life sciences.

Chris develops industry-sponsored research opportunities in the life sciences at Oregon State University.  His primary role is the negotiation and administration of contracts with corporate sponsors.  He also serves as a resource for faculty to help them transition basic research into applied projects.  Additionally, Chris collaborates with others in OCCD to facilitate patenting and licensing of the results of industry-sponsored research.

Chris arrives from the technology transfer office of Oregon Health & Science University, where he focused on contracting, industry-sponsored research programs, and patentability review of invention disclosures.

Chris holds a PhD in Biochemistry and Biophysics from Oregon State University, and a JD (with Business Law certification) from Lewis & Clark Law School.  He is also a patent agent registered with the US Patent and Trademark Office.