Rajsekhar Guddneppanavar

Licensing Associate

Licensing Group

Phone: (404) 712-1185

Email: rguddne@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

1599 Clifton Rd., 4th Floor

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • Doctorate, Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • Master of Science, Chemistry, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, India


Raj is a licensing associate at Emory University’s Office of Technology Transfer.  In this role, he manages the licensing of a portfolio of technologies.  Prior to that, he was the contract specialist in the office.  Before joining the office, Raj completed internships with the Wake Forest Innovations, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Winston-Salem, NC and Office of Technology Transfer, NC State University, Raleigh, NC.  Raj received his doctorate in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.  He has postdoctoral and industrial research experience in synthetic organic chemistry and medicinal chemistry. He worked on design, synthesis and development of novel anti-cancer molecules that target kinases, microtubules and DNA.  He also worked on GlyT1 inhibitors to treat schizophrenia. He has 16 publications in peer-reviewed journals and presented research at National, International and Regional meetings.

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