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Culver, James

Culver, James

Affiliate Professor
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
6139 Plant Sciences Building


Ph.D. University of California, Riverside 1991

Multidisciplinary efforts directed at understanding virus biology and its role in disease as well as studies aimed at engineering viruses and other biological components for application in nano-based systems and devices.

Spurring research group creativity in the time of COVID-19

Student-faculty teams that write review articles for journals reap multiple benefits.

Bad Virus Put to Good Use: Breakthrough Batteries

Virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity tenfold.

New Battery Research Highlighted by Discovery News, Nanowerk

Viruses used as structural template for lithium ion battery components.

Culver Part of Winning Nanobiotech Grant Team

State of Maryland funds innovative fuel cell research.

Bentley, Hung, Culver Gene Therapy Research Covered By Wired

Repurposed virus could be used to deliver siRNA to diseased cells.