Dr Liisa Chisty

IP Manager - Maternity Cover

Business & Legal Affairs



Liisa is responsible for managing the intellectual property portfolio at UCLB and provides advice and support on IP matters. Prior to joining UCLB in 2017, Liisa worked in intellectual property management at Imperial Innovations helping to manage their portfolio and aiding in the patent prosecution process and valuation of the intellectual property and patent strength. She has a 1st class (Hons) BSc in Molecular Genetics from King’s College London and PhD from UCL completed on Wellcome Trust Interdisciplinary programme in Structural, Chemical and Computational Biology. After completing her PhD, Liisa also did a post-doctoral fellow funded by MRCT (now LifeArc) where she developed a single-stranded DNA biosensor for commercialisation.