Professor; School Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Julie Champion is the William R. McLain Endowed Term Professor in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. She earned her B.S.E. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of California Santa Barbara. She was an NIH postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology. Champion is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and has received awards including American Chemical Society Women Chemists Committee Rising Star, NSF BRIGE Award, Georgia Tech Women in Engineering Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Georgia Tech BioEngineering Program Outstanding Advisor Award. Professor Champion’s current research focuses on design and self-assembly of functional nanomaterials made from engineered proteins for applications in immunology, cancer and biocatalysis.
Georgia Institute of Technology
Cellular Materials; Drug Delivery; Self-Assembly; "Developing therapeutic protein materials, where the protein is both the drug and thedelivery system Engineering proteins to control and understand protein particleself-assembly Repurposing and engineering pathogenic proteins for human therapeutics Creating materials that mimic cell-cell interactions to modulate immunologicalfunctions for various applications, including inflammation, cancer, autoimmune disease, and vaccination"
Research Affiliations: Regenerative Engineering and Medicine (REM), Integrated Cancer Research Center, Immunoengineering, Center for ImmunoEngineering, Center for Drug Design Development & Delivery