Mercier has served as the OTM’s interim director since March 2015. The appointment is effective May 1, according to Dedric Carter, who recently was named vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, effective July 1.
“Nichole’s leadership in OTM, along with her experience in technology transfer, made her the ideal candidate for this position,” Carter said. “I’m looking forward to watching her excel in this new role, while helping to make OTM a valuable resource for our Washington University faculty, students and staff, as well as our institutional and industry partners.”
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