TTBD Leadership team
Technology Transfer Management
Previously, Dr. Watson served as a Technology Development Officer in the Office of Technology Development at The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego and in technology transfer roles with Health Research Inc. and the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc., in New York. He came to OHSU in 2007 as a Technology Development Manager before being promoted to Director in 2012.
Dr. Watson received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Whitworth University in Spokane, WA and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences with a research emphasis in Immunology and Infectious Diseases from the State University of New York at Albany in New York. Outside of TTBD, Dr. Watson enjoys time with his family including his two energetic children, is an avid camper and kayaker, and is a sports junkie. He is an Eagle Scout and is currently a leader for a local Cub Scout Pack.
Roles & Responsibilities
Industry Alliance Management
Prior to joining OHSU, Dr. Banerjee was a Senior Consultant with Deloitte and a Strategic Alliance Manager at Pfizer. He has worked as a researcher at Imperial College in London and at Boston University. Dr. Banerjee received his Ph.D. from the India Institute of Chemical Biology in India and his M.B.A. from Suffolk University in Boston, completing his post-doctoral training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.