Associate Director, Technology Commercialization
109 Church St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Campus Box 4105
Kelly Parsons joined the office in 2008. Before that, Kelly worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the UNC-Chapel Hill Cystic Fibrosis/Pulmonary Research and Treatment Center studying the effect of chronic bacterial infection on innate lung immunology. During that period, she also served as an intern in the technology transfer office and participated in the Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Launch the Venture program. Kelly is a member of the Association of University Technology Managers, the Licensing Executives Society, and is a registered patent agent. She earned her B.S. in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry from Virginia Tech and her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from Wake Forest University.