Scientific Ideas at Work

Course Number: 
MOLMED 559
Course Type: 
Elective
Currently Offered: 
Yes
Credits: 
1.5
Quarter: 
Spring
Weeks: 
1-5
Location: 
UW
Instructor (MCB Faculty): 
Maizels, Nancy

This course examines how basic science becomes intellectual property and then a commercially viable therapeutic or diagnostic. It introduces the vocabulary of commercialization, and explains how scientific expertise can be applied via consulting and collaboration. Speakers include scientists from local biotech with experience in developing new drugs, UW faculty who have launched successful startups, and representatives of UW Technology Transfer and local investors.

Course web site: http://courses.washington.edu/conj559/index.html