Licensing & Ventures Group

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Nicole L. Leister

Information Manager

Nicole Leister joined the UVA Licensing & Ventures Group as the Information Manager to support the team in all matters of systems, documentation, data reporting and analytics. In this role, she works closely with the licensing team to process invention disclosures and oversees the management of University Bayh-Dole compliance systems. 

Prior to joining LVG, Nicole worked as a Technology Transfer Assistant at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute where she was responsible for processing technology transfer, consulting and collaboration agreements on behalf of investigators. She has an affinity for streamlining processes and creating efficiencies in reporting and data analytics. Her experience also includes working in a research lab, and as a legal assistant for patent counsel, making her particularly well suited to support the work of UVA faculty researchers.


  • B.S., Biology, American University