Bryan Hancock, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

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              Hancock Bryan Hancock grew up in Californiaís East Bay Area, as one of five children. He completed his Bachelorís degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). As an undergraduate he worked for Vaxiion Therapeutics researching novel applications for bacterial minicells. Bryan completed his Ph.D. in the lab of Dr. Kelly Doran at San Diego State University in a joint program with UCSD. His dissertation research focused new models of Streptococcal disease for investigating bacterial and host factors involved in bacterial penetration of the blood-brain barrier. Bryanís graduate work was highly collaborative having worked with several biotech companies and numerous labs during his Ph.D. His graduate work he was supported by the ARCs Foundation Fellowship and the Reese-Stealy Fellowship.

In the Nizet Lab, Bryanís is leading collaboration with InhibRX (La Jolla, CA) where they are working to engineer monoclonal antibody therapeutics against antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens.