Director of the Institute for Systems Genetics at NYU Langone Medical Center
Jef Boeke is a Professor of Biochemistry and Pharmacology at NYU Langone Medical Center and Founding Director of the Institute for Systems Genetics. Previously, he served as Professor of Biomedical Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. From 1986-2013, he was at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He served as Professor of Molecular Biology & Genetics and was the Founding Director of the HiT Center, the first interdisciplinary Center in the IBBS. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. His research focuses on transposable elements (retrotransposons), yeast genomics, synthetic biology, and protein (de)acetylation.
Jef Boeke received his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Bowdoin College and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Rockefeller University. He did postdoctoral work at MIT/Whitehead on yeast genetics.
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See also: NYU Langone Health - Academic medical center in New York City.
Jef Boeke News
Experts made synthetic cells that multiply like natural bacteria
New Scientist - 29-Mar-2021
7 additional genes created normally dividing artificial cells - interesting tool for future research worksRead more...