Keith Davis serves as the director of the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research, where he assists IU Bloomington faculty in commercializing their research discoveries. He has 25 years of broad-based academic and industry experience in developing and managing research programs in biotechnology that utilize functional genomics and systems biology approaches for target discovery and accelerating research and development. More recently, his research has been in the areas of plant-made pharmaceutical research and development and translational research in cancer biology, where he focuses on the development of the soy-derived peptide lunasin as an anticancer agent.
Areas of Expertise
Plant biotechnology, cancer chemoprevention, start-up company formation, intellectual property, academic-industry collaborations.
Johnson Center For Innovation and Translational Research: http://jceb.indiana.edu/