Camilo Ansarah-Sobrinho, Ph.D. is a Licensing Associate at the USC Stevens Center for Innovation, bringing more than eight years of experience in technology licensing and intellectual property management, in addition to over 10 years of biomedical research experience to his role.
Prior to joining the Stevens Center, Ansarah-Sobrinho worked as a Licensing Officer for three years at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) where he managed a portfolio of more than 150 inventions at various stages of development and commercialization. He was also the lead licensing officer for the Institute of Human Virology and Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Prior to joining UMB, Ansarah-Sobrinho worked as a Technology Transfer Associate at the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, Maryland.
Ansarah-Sobrinho has a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from George Washington University and a Master of Science in Microbiology from the University of São Paulo in Brazil. He earned a certification in Biotechnology Business Management from the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School. Ansarah-Sobrinho has authored 11 scientific publications and has been involved in various aspects of drug discovery and vaccine research. His scientific expertise is in infectious disease research, having conducted research on pox-, respiratory-, dengue- and West Nile viruses, and more recently, on B-cell tumor immunology.
He is a Certified Licensing Professional and an active member of the Association of University Technology Managers and the Licensing Executives Society.