Shirley De Chant, PhD

Associate Director of Intellectual Property, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

Shirley works with the Wyss and OTD teams to develop and manage the Wyss patent portfolio. Prior to joining Harvard, Shirley was a Patent Agent at Lando and Anastasi, LLP and Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC. Previously, she was a research scientist at Baxter Healthcare and held postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University. Shirley holds a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Texas, Austin. She is currently a student at Suffolk University Law School.