Darcie is an Agreements Officer at OHSU Technology Transfer, helping the researchers at OHSU navigate industry-sponsored research, research collaboration, material transfer and confidentiality agreements with both academic and industry partners. Darcie is enthusiastic about her work at OHSU Technology Transfer as she has always had an interest in the translation of bench science to real world innovations, solutions, and treatments.
Prior to joining OHSU Technology Transfer Darcie worked in laboratory research at the Portland VA Medical Center and OHSU for a combined 27 years. This work was in a variety of areas which were focused on disease research including rheumatology, connective tissue disorders, heart development, and breast cancer. Her work in research at OHSU allowed her to cultivate beneficial relationships with fellow researchers at OHSU and the VA which have been beneficial to her work in the technology transfer at OHSU. She entered the field of technology transfer as an intern at OHSU Technology Transfer.
Darcie received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Puget Sound and her Masters Degree in Biology Portland State University where her thesis focused on identifying the genetics leading to the disorder congenital contractural arachnodactyly (CCA).