Nancy Wilker, PhD ’97, medical sciences (immunology), also holds a JD (Suffolk University, magna cum laude) and is a patent attorney at Biogen Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  In her practice, Nancy uses her scientific background in cellular and molecular immunology and her legal experience in patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, to help her company obtain intellectual property rights, maximize value for those rights, and avoid problems.  She is currently the co-chair of the Women of Color Committee of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts. She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with her husband and two children.