Nathan Jacobs assists the firm in biotechnology patent prosecution. With a background in infectious disease research, he has extensive knowledge in the areas of virology, microbiology and immunology.
Nate’s technical experience extends to viral delivery vectors, viral and bacterial reverse genetics, synthetic antibody technologies, cell culture, flow cytometry analysis and sorting methods, PCR-based molecular biology methods, DNA and RNA sequencing, and bioinformatics. As a PhD student, he previously assisted the Emory Patent Group with conducting prior art searches, evaluating invention disclosures for patentability, drafting patent applications, and drafting responses to Office actions.
Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Nate was a postdoctoral fellow in Jeffrey Weiser’s lab NYU Langone Health, where he conducted research on the transmission of influenza A virus and Streptococcus pneumoniae. Nate’s PhD research in Anice Lowen’s lab at Emory University focused on the reassortment, transmission, and evolution of influenza A viruses.
Nate enjoys photography, cooking and board games.