Dr. Jef Boeke, Founding Director of the High Throughput Biology Center
About Jef Boeke
An esteemed researcher in the fields of genetics and molecular biology, Jef Boeke, Ph.D., recently served as founding director of the High Throughput Biology Center at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He taught “Build-A-Genome,” a synthetic biology course on recombinant DNA and DNA sequencing, as an adjunct professor of biology in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Jef Boeke also served as a professor in the Department of Oncology and the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
In addition to his career in biology, Dr. Jef Boeke maintains a variety of pastimes. For over 25 years he has been a beekeeper. He holds a strong appreciation for nature, especially in the state of Maine which he enjoyed while an undergraduate at Bowdoin College. Jef Boeke, Ph.D, also has a passion for music. He plays the Dobro with a trio of friends from graduate school, and he particularly enjoys early and choral classical music.