U Innovation is the home of technology advancement at the University of Miami and serves to nurture and integrate our vibrant and comprehensive research initiatives. From basic science to applied research, from collaborations with industry to opportunities for every member of the UM community, we are here to serve you. The office is comprised of the Office of Technology Transfer and the Wallace H. Coulter Center for Translational Research.

For more information about U Innovation, please contact our dedicated team at 305-243-5689.

Senior Administration
Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D.
Martin Kleiman Professor of Surgery,
Microbiology & Immunology and Biomedical Engineering
Diabetes Research Institute
Chief Innovation Officer, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Vice Provost for Innovation, University of Miami
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305-243-5346

James O’Connell
Director, Office of Technology Transfer
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305-243-3444

Robert Zivin, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Wallace H. Coulter Center for Translational Research
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305-243-0284

Melda Uzbil
Coulter, Project Director
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305-243-3446

Case Managers
Bin Yan, Ph.D., Esq.
Manager, IP Licensing
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305-243-4035

Daniel Catron
Sr., Licensing Associate
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305-243-4604

Rohit “Mike” Davis
Licensing Associate
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305-243-3445

Administrative Team
Tamara Levine, M.S.
Director, Business Operations
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305-243-5346

Sharon Starkes
Senior Administrative Assistant
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305-243-5689

Markeveya Shannon
Administrative Assistant
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305-243-3447