Sanders, David A

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Improved Retroviruses for Gene Therapy
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Sanders, David A


Dr. David Sanders is an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Purdue University. He earned a B.S. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale College and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Sanders is a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and an American Cancer Society Research Scholar. Dr. Sanders' research focuses on the entry of retroviruses and other enveloped viruses into cells (molecular virology) and mechanism of enzymatic phosphoryl transfer, more specifically, using the Ebola virus for gene therapy for disease treatment and gene therapy for the liver and brain.

For additional information, visit Dr. Sanders's Purdue webpage: or the David Sanders Lab website: