Andrew Hunt

Andrew Hunt

Andrew Hunt is a fifth year PhD student working in the lab of Michael Jewett in the department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University. Andrew has spent his PhD developing methods that leverage cell-free protein synthesis and automation to accelerate researcher’s abilities to express and characterize proteins.

In particular, he has focused on the development of tools for rapidly characterizing protein-protein interactions for a variety of different applications. Recently, he has applied these tools to the expression and evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies using an E. coli derived cell-free protein synthesis system combined with an Echo acoustic liquid handler.