8th Annual APCS: Prepare, Persist, Prosper
Annual Postdoctoral Career Symposium
Cantor Colburn Patent Agent Varsha Pednekar, Ph.D. will be on the IP/Patent law/Regulatory Affairs panel discussion at the 8th Annual "Prepare, Persist, Prosper" Annual Postdoctoral Career Symposium on February 7, 2019 at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
Varsha is a Ph.D. trained scientist with a diverse technical background spanning chemistry to cancer biology. Her experience includes work in technology transfer: analyzing market and commercialization potential of invention disclosures, examining freedom to operate issues for inventions, marketing and licensing inventions. She brings in 10+ years of research experience, during her doctoral work she studied the role of DNA repair in cancer causing mutations and as a postdoctoral candidate she evaluated the effect of environmental mutagens in plastics and their effect on the cancer micro-environment at a research driven cancer institute. She has also worked as liaison between industrial partners and the internal team at a start-up in Connecticut. She has a BS in Chemistry from the University of Mumbai, an MS in Organic Chemistry from the University of Mumbai/Indian Institute of Technology, and a PhD from UConn in Chemistry, where her advisor was Dr. Ashis K. Basu.