Lindsay Sanford, PhD, MBA

Title(s)Manager, Bus. Licens., Innovation Ventures
SchoolChancellor/EVC/FAS
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    University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management, Amherst, MAMBA12/2021Business Administration and Management, General
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UTPhD12/2013Bioengineering
    Washington State University, Pullman, WABS12/2007Mechanical Engineering

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    Lindsay serves as a business development and licensing manager within Innovation Ventures, helping UCSF faculty members and inventors protect intellectual property that arises from their research. She works with faculty and staff to develop appropriate protection strategies that support commercialization of innovative technologies through licensing to both startups and established companies.

    Lindsay holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University and is an Honors College alumna. She received an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Isenberg School of Management and obtained her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Utah where her research focused on developing instrumentation and algorithms for faster PCR and more accurate high-resolution DNA melting. After completing her Ph.D., Lindsay worked in healthcare and industry, first at Baylor Scott & White Health and then at Canon as a Senior Scientist/Engineer within R&D and Product Development. Before transitioning to her current role at UCSF, Lindsay worked as a Licensing Director for Engineering within Technology Commercialization Services at the University of Connecticut.

    Lindsay appreciates the opportunity to play a part in helping to transition research into products and services that can provide real-world benefit. She enjoys helping faculty and staff commercialize new technologies while supporting UCSF’s mission of advancing health worldwide.

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    1. Integrated Extreme Real-Time PCR and High-Speed Melting Analysis in 52 to 87 Seconds. Clin Chem. 2019 02; 65(2):263-271. Myrick JT, Pryor RJ, Palais RA, Ison SJ, Sanford L, Dwight ZL, Huuskonen JJ, Sundberg SO, Wittwer CT. PMID: 30459167.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    2. Fluorescence-based temperature control for polymerase chain reaction. Anal Biochem. 2014 Mar 01; 448:75-81. Sanford LN, Wittwer CT. PMID: 24291705.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Quantum method for fluorescence background removal in DNA melting analysis. Anal Chem. 2013 Oct 15; 85(20):9907-15. Sanford LN, Kent JO, Wittwer CT. PMID: 24070125.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    4. Monitoring temperature with fluorescence during real-time PCR and melting analysis. Anal Biochem. 2013 Mar 01; 434(1):26-33. Sanford LN, Wittwer CT. PMID: 23142429.
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    5. High-resolution DNA melting analysis in clinical research and diagnostics. Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2010 Mar; 10(2):219-40. Montgomery JL, Sanford LN, Wittwer CT. PMID: 20214540.
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