Tracey du Laney, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Science and Technology Development
Dr. du Laney manages several of NCBiotech’s Science & Technology Development research grant funding programs that are designed to advance promising scientific discoveries and technologies developed in N.C. colleges, universities, and non-profit institutions towards commercialization. These grants fill critical funding gaps in stages where it is typically difficult to secure funding.
Dr. du Laney holds a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University, a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and a Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from Duke. Prior to joining the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Dr. du Laney co-owned/co-founded a niche independent consulting firm in Research Triangle Park specializing in technology assessments and commercialization, grant writing and evaluation, due diligence, and entrepreneurship/start-up strategic planning for life sciences companies.