Jeffrey J. Seidel is an associate in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s patents and innovations practice. Jeff has experience in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, chromatography, kinase assays, and yeast genetics.
Prior to joining the firm, Jeff was an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn’s laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco.
As a postdoc, he studied the role of the mammalian ATM ortholog in budding yeast, Tel1, in telomere maintenance and responses to DNA damage. As a graduate student in the Department of Oncological Sciences in the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, Jeff studied the interaction of the mitogen-activated protein kinase ERK2 with a subset of the members of the mammalian ETS transcription factor family.
Jeff was a steering committee member for Innovation Accelerator at UCSF, a student and postdoc-led lab-to-market bioentrepreneurship group. He was an organizer of the Inaugural Global Life Science Innovation Competition at UCSF in 2006, which brought together Bay Area venture capitalists and life science entrepreneurs from around the country.
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2013
- Ph.D., Oncological Sciences, University of Utah, 2001
- B.A., Biology and Chemistry, Luther College, 1995
- Bar of the District of Columbia
- State Bar of Virginia
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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