Charles Cantor, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, (BME)

Dr. Cantor is currently on leave of absence, acting as Chief Scientific Officer at Sequenom, Inc. in San Diego, California. His research groups at Boston University continue to be active, and he visits at least once per month.

Selected Recent Publications

Guido NJ, Wang X, Adalsteinsson D, McMillen D, Hasty J, Cantor CR, Elston TC, Collins JJ “A bottom-up approach to gene regulation” Nature. 439: 856-860 (2006) abstract
Rachlin, J., Ding, C., Cantor, C.R., Kasif, S. “Computational Tradeoffs in Multiplex PCR Assay Design for SNP Genotyping” (2005)
McCullough, R.M., Cantor, C.R., Ding, C.  “High-throughput Alternative Splicing Quantification by Primer Extension and Matrix-assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-Of-Flight Mass Spectrometry” Nucleic Acids Research. 33 (11) e99: 1-9. (2005)
Aslan, F.M., Yu, Y., Mohr, S.C., Cantor, C.R. “Engineered Single-chain Dimeric Streptavidins with an Unexpected Strong Preference for Biotin-4-fluorescein” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 102: 8507-8512. (2005)
Ding, C., Jin, S., Cantor, C.R. “Allelic Imbalance Quantification by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism” Nucleic Acids Research. (2005)
Suh, Y., Cantor, C.R. “Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs): Detection, Interpretation and Applications” Mutation Research. 573: 1-2. (2005)

Department or Division: Biomedical Engineering

Affiliation: Primary & Affiliated Faculty