Julie Champion


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
  • Biotechnology
  • Materials and Nanotechnology


B.S.E 2001, University of Michigan
Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Santa Barbara