JosephineGarban Ph.D. (Jo)

IP Legal Intern

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Jo Garban is a registered patent agent with experience in life science patenting and an educational background in molecular biology, immunology, and toxicology, supported by bench work research and clinical research in nutrigenomics and cardiovascular diseases. She holds a Ph.D. in molecular medicine from Pennsylvania State University and a B.S in neuroscience from Temple University.

Jo's graduate thesis work focused on the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, mainly on the role of RCT (reverse cholesterol transport) via microRNAs and the impact of diet and xenobiotics.

Prior to joining Jones Day, she was a patent agent at a top international law firm in Boston and also worked as a technology transfer liaison at Pennsylvania State University, Office of Technology Management, where she managed the IP development of the College of Science.