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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Technology Transfer Coordinators:  

        Martha B. Steinbock, Technology Transfer

            Coordinator

            MBS@pw.usda.gov

          Phone: (510)559-5641

          Fax:   (510)559-6091

 

          Diane Ward, Technology Transfer Assistant

          dmw@pw.usda.gov

          Phone: (510)559-5619

          Fax: (510)559-6091

 

 

Patent Advisors:


          Margaret A. Connor, Patent Advisor  
          MConnor@pw.ars.usda.gov

Phone: (510) 559-6067
          Fax: (510) 559-5736


         
David Nicholson, Patent Advisor
          DNicholson@pw.ars.usda.gov

          Phone: (510) 559-5731
           Fax: (510) 559-5736

CRADAS:

 

CRADAS are partnership agreements between ARS and commercial firms that help deliver new technologies to the marketplace.

 

The CPGRU currently has one CRADA:

 

CRADA#58-3K95-M-924

Title: “ Application of Rice Genomics to Germplasm Evaluation

Agreement between USDA, ARS, CPGRU Research Geneticist, Dr. Thomas H. Tai and   Torrey Mesa Research Institute, a wholly owned subsidiary of Syngenta, AG.  

Work to be performed: Rice microsatellite markers will be developed and characterized. Useful markers will be applied to molecular genetics mapping and germplasm evaluation.

 

Collaborations:

 

Currently each of our scientists is involved in wide variety collaborations with U.C. faculty, farm advisors, growers, and industry representatives.

 

 

 

 


Last Modified: 9/8/2010