Dr. Boder earned a bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Washington University and master’s and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and he completed postdoctoral training in T cell immunology at the National Jewish Health. Dr. Boder held an appointment as Assistant Professor in the Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania prior to accepting his current appointment at UT. His research interests focus on applying molecular biology and protein chemistry to engineer and characterize proteins relevant to T cell responses, viral infection, and cell adhesion, and to develop tools for conjugating engineered proteins to surfaces.
Focus Areas: Molecular Bioengineering | Protein Engineering and Design | Molecular Recognition in Immune Function | Biological Membrane Fusion
Skills and Expertise: Recombinant Expression Systems | Yeast Surface Display | Directed Evolution | Protein Characterization