Dr. Silvers served from 2016-2017 as a law clerk to the Honorable Alan D. Lourie at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and from 2015-2016 as an extern to the Honorable Dee Benson at the United States District Court for the District of Utah.
Dr. Silvers possesses a Ph.D. in Organic/Inorganic Chemistry from Princeton University and has completed postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Georgia (Chemistry Department) and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Dept. of Polymer Science and Engineering). Dr. Silvers was previously on the faculty of Western New England University and Susquehanna University. Her past research includes the development of organic-inorganic hybrid materials as nanoscale devices, as well as polymer “pro-drugs,” specifically biodegradable polymer scaffolds for the targeted delivery of cancer therapeutics. Dr. Silvers has published her research in a variety of peer-reviewed journals and presented her findings at universities and scientific conferences nationwide. As such, her technical experience includes all aspects of chemistry, biotechnology, life sciences, medical devices, and related processes.