People

Jim Kiriakis, BA

Executive Director, Industry Contracts
Vice Chanc Research

Director, Industry Contracts Division, Office of Sponsored Research

Kent Iwamiya, BA

Associate Director, Industry Contracts
Vice Chanc Research

Kent's goal is to bring together investigators from both UCSF and outside organizations to collaborate on innovative research programs in an effort to further the mission of UCSF – “advancing health worldwide”.
Kent enjoys the challenge of finding common ground amongst different parties and their respective interests so that life-changing research can be conducted at UCSF. He draws upon his experience working in law firms, biotech and his management role in a software company to assist him in doing so.

Jill Lezama

Associate Office Manager
Vice Chanc Research

Jill joined the Industry Contracts Division (ICD) in Fall 1996 and serves as the Office Manager and Assistant to the Director. Prior to the ICD, since she started working for UCSF, Jill has also worked in the departments of Medical Center Design and Construction, School of Medicine Alumni, and the Development Office.

Mora Mattingly, BA

Assistant Director, Industry Contracts
Vice Chanc Research

Mora works to facilitate relationships between UCSF faculty and staff, and industry partners through training and mentoring new ICD staff on university-industry partnerships and agreements.

Irene Shin

Assistant Director, Industry Contracts
Vice Chanc Research

Irene works to facilitate university-industry partnerships and agreements as part of the UCSF Industry Contracts Division.

Her experience includes over 20 years as a transactional attorney, focusing on life sciences research, healthcare, and corporate matters.

Marilyn Cech

Associate Industry Contracts Officer

David Chung

Industry Contracts Officer

Don Colburn, MA

Senior Industry Contracts Officer
Vice Chanc Research

Don Colburn started at UCSF in 2011 initially as a Subcontract Analyst and then transitioned to a Contracts and Grants Specialist position, both within the Office of Research Administration.  His prior experience includes federal, municipal, non-profit (domestic and international) and private settings, all necessitating language analysis within the bounds of legal precedence.  Combined with his pronounced interest in academic healthcare research and fostering collaborative environments, Don anticipates an engaging pursuit of award contracting exposure and refinement.

Marianne Dutton, PhD, JD

Senior Industry Contracts Officer
Vice Chanc Research

Marianne is a licensed patent attorney and experienced life sciences researcher who works to facilitate relationships between UCSF faculty and and industry partners in the fields of neurology and pediatric neuro-oncology.

Tanya Eliason

Industry Contracts Officer

Scott Fong, JD

Industry Contracts Officer

Alexis Glasgow

Associate Industry Contracts Officer

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