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  • Oct 24 – Nov 30, 2017

OTM is implementing changes involving the way in which license income is shared and distributed.  These changes were the result of a review by a Subcommittee of the Faculty Committee on Technology Transfer under the IP Policy.  Both the Subcommittee and the Faculty Committee are comprised primarily of University faculty  This subcommittee was tasked with […]

  • February 27, 2018 • 8 AM – 4 PM

SAVE THE DATE for the 2018 WIT symposium!  More information will be available soon.


Cells’ mechanical memory could hold clues to cancer metastasis

By Tom on October 26, 2017

In the body, cells move around to form organs during development; to heal wounds; and when they metastasize from cancerous tumors. A mechanical engineer at Washington University in St. Louis found that cells remember the properties they had in the...

Hultgren elected to National Academy of Medicine

By Tom on October 17, 2017

Microbiologist Scott J. Hultgren, PhD, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, a part of the National Academy of Sciences. Membership in the organization is one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine in the United...

Toolkit underway at WashU may give researchers insight into cancer

By Tom on October 10, 2017

By studying the effects of a biochemical process on protein function, Kristen Naegle, a biomedical engineer at Washington University in St. Louis, hopes to identify new therapeutic interventions for cancer. Kristen Naegle, assistant professor of b...