Nazita Gamini joined the Brandeis University Office of Technology Licensing as a Technology Licensing Associate in October 2016. In this role, she deals with a number of intellectual property issues including negotiating, drafting and reviewing various agreements including IP licenses, research collaborations, material transfer and confidential disclosure agreements. Nazita also works closely with outside patent counsel to protect and maximize the value of Brandeis University’s Intellectual Property. Prior to joining the OTL staff, Nazita worked at various biotech startups in the Boston and Cambridge areas. Nazita is an attorney and holds an MS in Microbiology. She is a co-author on a number of scientific and legal manuscripts as well as a holder of a U.S. patent application. Nazita is fluent in Farsi and is an amateur poker player.