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Following receipt of his doctorate, Kevin held an appointment as Assistant Professor and Director of Immunobiology and Apoptosis Research at the University of Minnesota Biotherapy Institute, after which he became the Director of Cell Biology and Immunobiology at the offshoot biomedical research Hughes Institute. Kevin participated for more than twenty-two years in scientific investigations related primarily to cancer research and therapies of immune disorders that utilized innovative methodologies in areas such as immunology, radiobiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and flow cytometry. As a registered patent attorney, Kevin has worked in a number of areas including biotechnology, medical device technology, network devices including hardware and software, complex integrated circuits, semiconductors, communication technologies, imaging technologies, and business methods. Kevin's practice includes patent preparation, prosecution, appeals, technology licensing and transfer agreements, as well as providing opinions on patent infringement, non-infringement, and validity issues. Kevin was the author/co-author on more than 30 refereed scientific journal research reports and review articles. He also served on the Board of Directors of the University of Minnesota Biological Sciences Alumni Society. While a law student, Kevin served as a member of the University of St. Thomas School of Law's Judiciary Committee. Each year since graduation, Kevin has served as a mentor for law students at St. Thomas. Kevin also has served on the Board of Directors of the St. Thomas School of Law Alumni Association and as a co-chair of the associated Social Committee. After beginning his career as a patent attorney, Kevin had an article published in the law journal Hearsay. Kevin's education includes the following: B.A. in Microbiology, University of Minnesota. M.S. in Immunology, University of Minnesota; Ph.D. in Biophysics, University of Minnesota; and Juris Doctorate, University of St. Thomas School of Law (2004).