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Hunter Covert, PhD

Hunter Covert, PhD

Hunter Covert, PhDCo-Founder & Head of Research & Intellectual Property

Hunter helped found Facible because of his passion for emerging infectious diseases and his first-hand experience with the need for improved diagnostic testing stemming from his post-doctorate work at the Boise Veterans Affairs Medical Center. During his postdoc, Hunter studied Adenovirus infections and its contribution to Acute Respiratory Disease Syndrome (ARDS). An experienced micro and molecular biologist, Hunter’s post-graduate work focused on cell-signaling pathways involved in metastatic breast cancer, and the role of inflammatory cytokines on breast cancer stem cells. Hunter also brings crucial experience in Intellectual Property protection. Hunter holds a BS in Biology, and a PhD in Biomolecular Sciences from Boise State University.