Matthew F. Tector, Ph.D.Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
xenotransplantation, genetic engineering, protein synthesis, immunology

Selected Publications

Martens GR, Reyes LM, Butler JR, Ladowski JM, Estrada JL, Sidner RA, Eckhoff DE, Tector M, Tector AJ. Humoral Reactivity of Renal Transplant-Waitlisted Patients to Cells from GGTA1/CMAH/B4GalNT2, and SLA Class I Knockout Pigs. Transplantation. 2017 Feb 23.

Butler JR, Paris LL, Blankenship RL, Sidner RA, Martens GR, Ladowski JM, Li P, Estrada JL, Tector M, Tector AJ. Silencing porcine CMAH and GGTA1 genes significantly reduces xenogeneic consumption of human platelets by porcine livers. Transplantation. 2016 Mar 1;100(3):571-6.

Estrada JL, Martens G, Li P, Adams A, Newell KA, Ford ML, Butler JR, Sidner R, Tector M, Tector J. Evaluation of human and non‐human primate antibody binding to pig cells lacking GGTA1/CMAH/β4GalNT2 genes. Xenotransplantation. 2015 May 1;22(3):194-202.

Li P, Estrada JL, Burlak C, Montgomery J, Butler JR, Santos RM, Wang ZY, Paris LL, Blankenship RL, Downey SM, Tector M. Efficient generation of genetically distinct pigs in a single pregnancy using multiplexed single‐guide RNA and carbohydrate selection. Xenotransplantation. 2015 Jan 1;22(1):20-31.

Reyes LM, Estrada JL, Wang ZY, Blosser RJ, Smith RF, Sidner RA, Paris LL, Blankenship RL, Ray CN, Miner AC, Tector M. Creating class I MHC–null pigs using guide RNA and the Cas9 endonuclease. The Journal of Immunology. 2014 Dec 1;193(11):5751-7.


Campus Address
Tinsley Harrison Tower
Room 710