Boris Kantor

Kantor

Associate Research Professor of Neurobiology

Kantor Lab, the Duke University Viral Vector Core, facilitates the use of virus-mediated tools for gene transfer by investigators across diverse fields of study such as systems neuroscience, stem cell biology, metabolism, aging, cancer biology and others. Services are open to researchers within the Duke University Medical Center, Duke University, as well as outside investigators, worldwide.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Research Professor of Neurobiology
  • Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Contact Information

  • Office Location: Bryan Research Building, 311 Research Drive Room 213, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 681-1068
  • Email Address: boris.kantor@duke.edu

Education

  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2009
  • Ph.D. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), 2005
  • M.Sc. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), 1998
  • Ph.D. Grodno State Medical University (Republic of Belarus), 1995

Courses Taught

  • BRAINSOC 395-1: Bass Connections in Brain and Society: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 395: Bass Connections in Brain and Society: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 395T: Bass Connections in Brain & Society Research Team
  • BRAINSOC 396-1: Bass Connections in Brain and Society 2: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 396: Bass Connections in Brain and Society 2: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 396T: Bass Connections in Brain & Society Research Team
  • BRAINSOC 397-1: Bass Connections in Brain and Society 3: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 397T: Bass Connections in Brain & Society Research Team
  • BRAINSOC 398-1: Bass Connections in Brain and Society 4: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 398: Bass Connections in Brain and Society 4: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 398T: Bass Connections in Brain & Society Research Team
  • BRAINSOC 795T: Bass Connections in Brain & Society Research Team
  • BRAINSOC 796T: Bass Connections in Brain & Society Research Team
  • NEUROBIO 393: Research Independent Study
  • NEUROSCI 493: Research Independent Study 1
  • NEUROSCI 494: Research Independent Study 2
  • NEUROSCI 495: Research Independent Study 3

Representative Publications

  • Hunanyan, AS; Kantor, B; Puranam, RS; Elliott, C; McCall, A; Dhindsa, J; Pagadala, P; Wallace, K; Poe, J; Gunduz, T; Asokan, A; Koeberl, DD; ElMallah, MK; Mikati, MA, Adeno-Associated Virus-Mediated Gene Therapy in the Mashlool, Atp1a3Mashl/+, Mouse Model of Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood., Hum Gene Ther, vol 32 no. 7-8 (2021), pp. 405-419 [10.1089/hum.2020.191] [abs].
  • MacDougall, G; Brown, LY; Kantor, B; Chiba-Falek, O, The Path to Progress Preclinical Studies of Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Perspective on Rodent and hiPSC-Derived Models., Molecular Therapy : the Journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy, vol 29 no. 3 (2021), pp. 949-972 [10.1016/j.ymthe.2021.01.001] [abs].
  • Yang, A; Kantor, B; Chiba-Falek, O, APOE: The New Frontier in the Development of a Therapeutic Target towards Precision Medicine in Late-Onset Alzheimer's., International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol 22 no. 3 (2021) [10.3390/ijms22031244] [abs].
  • Brown, LY; Dong, W; Kantor, B, An Improved Protocol for the Production of Lentiviral Vectors., Star Protocols, vol 1 no. 3 (2020) [10.1016/j.xpro.2020.100152] [abs].
  • Chen, V; Moncalvo, M; Tringali, D; Tagliafierro, L; Shriskanda, A; Ilich, E; Dong, W; Kantor, B; Chiba-Falek, O, The mechanistic role of alpha-synuclein in the nucleus: impaired nuclear function caused by familial Parkinson's disease SNCA mutations., Hum Mol Genet, vol 29 no. 18 (2020), pp. 3107-3121 [10.1093/hmg/ddaa183] [abs].