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Ph.D., Microbiology & Immunology, University of Rochester

M.S., Biological Resources Engineering, University of Maryland

B.Eng., South China University of Technology


Cantonese Chinese


Xiaomin (Jasmine) Su, Ph.D.

Technical Specialist

Jasmine is a patent agent with a Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology. Her area of specialty is intellectual property matters related to biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. Prior to joining the firm, Jasmine was a member of the research faculty at Georgetown University, where she focused on therapeutic development for brain disorders and cancers.

Representative Experience

  • Utilizes broad scientific knowledge in microbiology, immunology, neuroscience, and bioengineering as well as knowledge of technology transfer and patent law within specialized analysis and strategy roles.
  • Experience writing and editing federal grant proposals, manuscripts, technical reports, start-up business plans, patentability opinions, freedom-to-operate opinions, and provisional patent applications.
  • Extensive technical experience with small molecule pharmaceuticals, vaccines, antibody engineering, genome editing, and virus-mediated gene delivery.

Professional Experience

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery (2013-Present)
  • Technology Transfer Intern, Georgetown University, Office of Technology Commercialization (2015)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Georgetown University Medical Center (2010-2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Department of Neurosurgery (2008-2010)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Rochester Medical Center (2003-2007)
  • Research Assistant, University of Maryland, Microbiotechnology Laboratory (2001-2003)


  • Association of Women in Science, DC Chapter (2010-2014)
    • Vice President, Programs (2013-2014)