Professor (William R. McLain Endowed Term Professorship)
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EBB 5015
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Research Interests:

  • Developing therapeutic protein materials, where the protein is both the drug and the delivery system
  • Engineering proteins to control and understand protein particle self-assembly
  • Repurposing and engineering pathogenic proteins for human therapeutics
  • Creating materials that mimic cell-cell interactions to modulate immunological functions for various applications, including inflammation, cancer, autoimmune disease, and vaccination
B.S.E 2001, University of Michigan Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Santa Barbara