Cornell University

The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. We manage technology for Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medical Colleges, Cornell Tech and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva.

Jessica Lyga

Technology Licensing Officer



Jessica Lyga

Email:  jml73@cornell.edu

Phone:  607-255-0270

Cell:  607-227-1916


Jessica is responsible for managing the portfolio of plant varieties and germplasm. She works closely with researchers and breeders in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY, and Cornell Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center, Riverhead, NY.


Before joining CTL in 2010, Jessica worked at Carolina Nurseries as a quality control manager, an assistant director in the new products department, and as a sales representative. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.