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Director of Licensing and Innovation Support

Licensing & Innovation Support

109 Church St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Campus Box 4105

In addition to serving as the Director of Licensing and Innovation Support, Jackie Quay also manages a portfolio of oncology technologies. In 2009, Jackie was named the Assistant Director of the Office of Technology Development, working primarily with the University Cancer Research Fund and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Immediately prior to joining the University Jackie served as the Director of Intellectual Property for the Duke Human Vaccine Institute and the Center for HIV-AIDS Vaccine Immunology (CHAVI) at Duke University. She has also served as a Patent Adviser with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Jackie formerly worked a research biologist conducting research in molecular virology with the Global Polio Eradication Program at CDC and in pulmonary immunology and toxicology with the Clinical Research Branch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Jackie is a member of the Georgia State Bar and has been admitted to practice as a patent attorney by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Jackie has managed a broad range of technologies including biotechnology, vaccines, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, software and medical devices. She has extensive expertise in licensing, working with startup companies, developing research collaborations and consortia, and global health issues. She is a member of the Licensing Executives Society and served as chair of the RTP Chapter of that organization in 2007-2008. Jackie earned her MSPH and JD from UNC-Chapel Hill and her BS from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University.

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