Christoph RaderProfessor, Department of Immunology and Microbiology at The Scripps Research Institute
Christoph Rader studied biochemistry in Germany and Switzerland where he received his Ph.D. from the University of Zurich in 1995. Following postdoctoral training at Scripps Research in La Jolla, California, he was appointed Assistant Professor in 1999. In 2003, he was recruited as Senior Scientist to the NCI, NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. He rejoined Scripps Research in Jupiter, Florida as Associate Professor with Tenure in 2012 and was promoted to Professor in 2019. In 2018, he was appointed Associate Dean of the Skaggs Graduate School of Chemical and Biological Studies at Scripps Research, a top ten Ph.D. program in chemistry, biochemistry, and biology. All three Rader laboratories have focused on antibody drug and target discovery for cancer therapy with a specific interest in the development of antibody engineering and conjugation technologies. Several antibodies developed in the Rader laboratories have reached preclinical and clinical investigations.