Dr. Boeke is Professor of Biochemistry and Pharmacology and Founding Director of the Institute for Systems Genetics, NYU Langone Health, since 2014. He is also a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. From 1986-2013, he was at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He served as Professor of Molecular Biology & Genetics and was the Founding Director of the HiT Center, the first interdisciplinary Center in the IBBS. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Bowdoin College and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Rockefeller University. Dr. Boeke has been continuously funded by NIH since 1986, and has enjoyed research support from NSF, ACS, DARPA and numerous foundations. Funding highlights include serving as PI of a National Cooperative Drug Discovery Group, leading an NCI program project grant, and leading an NIH Roadmap Technology Center aimed at developing new technologies for dissecting Networks and Pathways of Lysine Modification. He also led a Roadmap “Protein Capture Initiative” Center at Hopkins in conjunction with Biotech startup CDI Labs, Inc., based in Puerto Rico. Dr. Boeke has also been active in Technology transfer, serving as a Founder of several biotech companies, as well as executing various licensing deals.