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The Rockefeller University’s Office of Technology Transfer promotes and supports the research enterprise at the University by creating relationships with the private sector to develop, protect, transfer and commercialize research results for the public benefit.


For questions regarding University Policy, licensing, internal and external relations, new technology disclosures, or intellectual property issues, please contact:
Jeanne Farrell, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President
502 Founders Hall

For questions regarding patents or intellectual property, please contact:
Joseph Cagno, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Intellectual Property
502 Founders Hall

For questions regarding external relations, licensing, inter-institutional collaboration agreements, or new technology disclosures, please contact:
Nidhi Sabharwal, Ph.D., RTTP
Assistant Director, Marketing & Licensing
502 Founders Hall

For questions regarding licensing or business development matters, or Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs), please contact:
Sam Linton, Ph.D., MBA
Business Development & Licensing Manager
511 Founders Hall

For questions regarding license income distribution, patent expenses, or payments under agreements, please contact:
Tina Vanarthos
Office Administrator
502 Founders Hall

For questions regarding the website, or iEdison reporting, please contact:

For questions regarding Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs), please email:

The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue, Box 138
New York, New York 10065


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Office of Technology Transfer
The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue, Box 138
New York, New York 10065

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