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rajesh udupa
Unit: 
Technology Commercialization

Rajesh Udupa, Ph.D., is responsible for marketing and commercializing life science opportunities arising from University of Minnesota research activities.

Previously, Rajesh was director of business development at the Office of Technology and Business Development at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. There he was responsible for commercializing potential therapeutic and diagnostic opportunities from life science departments within Mount Sinai, with special interest in areas of oncology, neurology and immunology.

Prior, Rajesh was a postdoctoral researcher at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he performed research into understanding the molecular mechanism of RNA pol II transcription using yeast as a model system.

Rajesh earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India; an M.S. in microbiology from MS University in Baroda, India; and a B.S. in microbiology from St. Xaviers College in Bombay, India. Rajesh is currently a member of the Licensing Executive Society in the US.

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