We are pleased to congratulate the BC Children's and BC Women's investigators who were awarded funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Spring 2019 competition. Our research community received nine new research and bridge grants totaling more than $5.8 million.
Dr. Jennifer Lynett is the Technology Transfer Manager for the University Industry Liaison Office at the University of British Columbia. She is responsible for managing the technology portfolio at BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre.
Dr. Lynett’s research has focused on infectious diseases and immunology, and she completed her MSc at The University of Toronto before gaining her PhD from The University of British Columbia’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology. In providing technology transfer support for the Children’s & Women’s, Dr. Lynett evaluates and markets new inventions, negotiates with potential licensees and assists faculty in obtaining funding through the CIHR Proof of Principle program to commercialize their discovery.
Technology Transfer Manager, 2008-present
Technology Transfer Officer, UBC UILO, 2005-2008
Education & Training
BSc Microbiology & Immunology, UToronto; MSc Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, UToronto; PhD Microbiology & Immunology, UBC
University of British Columbia
University Industry Liaison Office
103-6190 Agronomy Road
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