Victoria E. Pedanou, Ph.D.
Victoria Pedanou is a technical specialist on the firm's Intellectual Property Transactional team with a concentration in biotechnology and life sciences. Dr. Pedanou's expertise and background in biomedical science and biochemistry spans several sub-disciplines, including utilizing techniques in genome wide screening, deep sequencing, RNA interference, molecular biology, cell structure and animal models.
Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Pedanou worked as a licensing intern for the University of Massachusetts Medical School. While there she evaluated the technology covered by current patents held by the University's medical school; composed targeted marketing disclosures for innovative life science technologies; and evaluated potential commercial interest in academic discoveries, as well as researched prior art to determine the patentability of technologies. She also served as a patent law intern for a large law firm in Boston, where she worked with patent attorneys to assist in drafting new patent applications.
- Pedanou, VE, Boardman, A, Simone, TM, Yu, J, Ou, J, Zhu, LJ, Green, MR, “miR-203 Promotes Anoikis by Targeting and Repressing a Network of Pro-Survival Genes,” (In Preparation).
- Pedanou, VE, Gobeil, S, Tabaries, S, Simone, TM, Zhu, LJ, Siegel, PM, Green, MR, “The Histone H3K9 Demethylase KDM3A Promotes Anoikis by Transcriptionally Activating Pro-Apoptotic Genes BNIP3 and BNIP3L,” eLife 2016 ;5:e16844.
- Campeau, E, Ruhl VE, Rodier, F, Smith, CL, Rahmberg, BL, Fuss, JO, Campisi, J, Yaswen, P, Cooper, PK, Kaufman, PD,“A Versatile Viral System for Expression and Depletion of Proteins in Mammalian Cells,” PlosOne 2009, Aug. 6;4(8): e6529.
- Panelist, "Career Workshop," University of Massachusetts Medical School RNA Therapeutics Conference, June 27, 2018
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University of Massachusetts Medical School, Ph.D., Biomedical Science, 2016
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, B.S., Biochemistry, cum laude, 2007