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Manager of Technology Transfer
Allison joined WHOI OTT in 2015. Managing the department's communications, marketing, and outreach efforts, she works to extend the reach of WHOI technologies within the scientific community as well as the greater business community. Prior to joining WHOI, Allison worked in marketing and communications roles both in the US and internationally and as a professional photographer. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Connecticut.
Gabriel Hendricks, Ph.D.
Gabe joined the Office for Technology Transfer in 2017 after earning a Ph.D. at UMass Medical School in Biomedical Research and postdoctoral study at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, where he focused on infectious disease research, and novel anti-infective therapies. Gabriel works on behalf of WHOI scientists and engineers to identify and protect their intellectual property. He reviews WHOI inventions, determines patentability, and drafts patent applications. He also coordinates with outside counsel to submit patent applications to the United States Patent and Trademark Office and responds to USPTO Actions to secure issued patents.
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