Jessica Goodman, PhD

Director of Corporate Alliances

Jessica leads the Corporate Alliances team at Harvard’s Office of Technology Development (OTD). Harvard’s Corporate Alliances team is dedicated to maximizing the value of research alliances by facilitating productive relationships between the faculty at Harvard and our partners in Industry.

Prior to joining Harvard in 2016, Jessica was a Scientist in the Neurology Department at Biogen where she developed cell-based assays to understand disease mechanisms in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Jessica also worked as a Senior Program Officer at Prize4Life, a non-profit dedicated to accelerating the discovery of a cure for ALS. Jessica was a NIH NRSA postdoctoral fellow at the Whitehead Institute where she used yeast to study neurodegenerative diseases. Jessica received her B.S. in Biochemistry from Nazareth College of Rochester and her Ph.D. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University.