Cole Bunn, MS

Manager, Business Development & EOD
Office of Technology Management
+1 205-213-8216

Cole joined the UCSF Office of Technology Management as a Licensing Associate in October of 2018 to aid in managing the University’s intellectual property disclosures and licensing efforts. Cole holds a B.S. in Molecular Biology and an M.S. in Biotechnology both from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). His research experience includes exploring the effects of epigenetic changes in human temporal lobe epilepsy, specifically methylation levels of the BDNF gene.

Cole has worked with a variety of early stage biotech/healthcare companies on various strategic projects. Prior to UCSF, he worked with a Boston-based firm that advised life science entrepreneurs on the market for their technology while executing campaigns to secure venture funding and strategic partnerships to advance their assets. Cole is passionate about translating UCSF’s scientific discoveries into business opportunities that will create life-changing treatments for patients.