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Brian Baker, PhD

Notre Dame, IN
United States

University of Notre Dame

Brian Baker earned his PhD in biochemistry from the University of Iowa, studying the biophysics of molecular recognition. This was followed by a postdoctoral fellowship with the late Don Wiley at Harvard University, where he studied recognition in the cellular immune system. He started his laboratory at the University of Notre Dame in 2001, where he is now the Coleman Foundation Professor of Life Sciences and the Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. His lab studies the determinants of immunogenicity in cellular immunity, with a special emphasis on T cell receptors and their targets. In recent years, his work has emphasized developing and improving receptors for cancer immunotherapy and predicting and optimizing cancer vaccine candidates.

Program Name(s)
Translational Research Program
Brian Baker