Robin L. Rasor MS

Associate VP for Translation & Commercialization

Phone: 919-681-6412 (mobile) 734-972-5271
Email: robin.rasor@duke.edu


As Associate VP for Translation & Commercialization, Robin Rasor oversees all functions of the tech transfer process at Duke University. Previously, she was Managing Director of Licensing at the University of Michigan where she oversaw the licensing process ranging from management and marketing of disclosures to developing and negotiating appropriate licensing terms for license agreements, and finally to maintaining and monitoring existing agreements.

Robin is also a former Director of Licensing at The Ohio State University and former employee of Battelle Columbus Laboratories, a leading US contract research firm.

She received an MS degree in Genetics from The Ohio State University and a BS in Bacteriology and Zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University. Robin has earned the CLP (Certified Licensing Professional) credential and is past President and Chair of the Board of Governors of Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc. She is a Past President of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Board of Trustees. She has also served on the Board of Directors, most recently as Treasurer, of the Ann Arbor Area Chamber of Commerce.

In 2005, Robin was awarded the President’s Award for service to AUTM. In 2007, she was part of the team headed by Michigan’s Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan honored by The American Association for Cancer Research in its first annual AACR Team Science Award.