Dr. Kevin Chan is an associate at Dechert and assists with the advancement of patent portfolios in the life sciences as well as the strategic counseling of the same. His experience includes performing intellectual property due diligence and analysis of third party positions in view of patentability and freedom-to-operate. His expertise includes a focus on antibody therapies and gene and cell-based therapies, in addition to a wide array of areas including recombinant protein therapeutics, cell-based vaccines, next generation sequencing technologies, and high-throughput drug discovery.
Prior to joining Dechert, Dr. Chan served as a technical specialist at the Boston office of a national law firm, and as a technical advisor at a Silicon Valley-based law firm.
- Chan, K. K., Seetharaman, A., Selman, G. and Roy, P. J. (2015). Immunoprecipitation of Proteins in Caenorhabditis elegans. Bio-protocol 5(7): e1436. DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.1436.
- Chan, K. K., Seetharaman, A., Bagg, R., Selman, G., Zhang, Y., Kim, J. and Roy, P. J. (2014). EVA-1 functions as an UNC-40 Co-receptor to enhance attraction to the MADD-4 guidance cue in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genet 10(8): e1004521.
- Alexander, M., Selman, G., Seetharaman, A., Chan, K. K., D'Souza, S., Byrne, A., and Roy, P., MADD-2, a Homolog of the Opitz Syndrome Protein MID1, Regulates Guidance to the Midline through UNC-40, Department of Molecular Genetics, The Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, 2010.
- Alexander, M., Chan, K. K., Byrne A., Selman, G., Lee, T., Ono, J., Wong, E., Puckrin, R., Dixon, S. and Roy, P., An UNC-40 pathway directs postsynaptic membrane extension in Caenorhabditis elegans, Department of Molecular Genetics, The Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, 2009.
- Dixon, S., Alexander, M., Chan, K. K., Roy, P., Insulin-like signaling negatively regulates muscle arm extension through DAF-12 in Caenorhabditis elegans, Department of Molecular Genetics, The Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, 2008.
- 7th Canadian Developmental Biology Conference – Speaker, “An EVA-1 UNC-40 Complex Mediates Attraction to the MADD-4 Guidance Cue in Caenorhabditis elegans,” Mont-Tremblant, Quebec (2014)
- 18th International C. elegans Meeting – Speaker, “Integrin Cooperates with UNC-40 to Guide Muscle Arm Extension,” Los Angeles, California, (2011)
- C. elegans Neuronal Development, Synaptic Function and Behaviour Meeting – Speaker, “The Cytoplasmic Domains of UNC-40/DCC are Sufficient to Direct Membrane Extension in C. elegans,” Madison, Wisconsin (2008)
- University of Toronto Collaborative Program in Developmental Biology Annual Retreat – Speaker, “Investigating the Role of UNC-40/DCC in C. elegans Muscle Membrane Extension,” Toronto, Ontario (2007)
- University of Toronto, B.S., Cell and Molecular Biology, 2006
- University of Toronto, M.S., Molecular Genetics, 2009
- University of Toronto, Ph.D., Molecular Genetics, 2014
- Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2022