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Christopher Tipper, PhD

Title: Director of Discovery Research

Educational Background: B.A.-Swarthmore College (Biology), M.S. – University of Washington (Microbiology), Ph.D. – Tufts University (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology)

Research Project: Detangling the structure-function relationship of the adeno-associated virus capsid

Research Interest: Understanding the virus/host interaction and co-evolution, enveloped and non-enveloped.

Career Ambition: To bring effective, predictable, and accessible gene therapies to patients.

Memberships: ASGCT