Kusum Rathore, Ph.D.

Dr. Kusum Rathore is a licensing assistant in the Knoxville office, where she focuses on the commercialization of technologies developed from inventors of the Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in the areas of biochemistry and molecular biology, microbiology, and biomedical engineering. Kusum brings over a decade of research experience in the life sciences to UTRF.… Read More

Kathy Richards

Kathy Richards serves as the on-site coordinator for the Business Incubator. She is the primary interface for the tenants and is a representative for UTRF with the community. She ensures that the Incubator tenants’ needs are addressed, facilities are operational and assists with event planning for the department as well as marketing projects. Kathy is… Read More

Tinieka Thrailkill, M.P.S.

Tinieka is the Administrative Coordinator at UTRF’s Memphis office and is responsible for processing invention disclosures, managing the technology database and patent portfolio, handling reporting requirements for the federal government, and managing the administrative needs of the UT Health Science Center Office. She has an associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies, a undergraduate degree in Non-Profit… Read More