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Hunter McFall-Boegeman

Hunter McFall-Boegeman



1413 CI


660.562.1188 (fax)

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Curriculum Vitae

Joined Northwest in 2023

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. Chemistry; Michigan State University, 2022
  • Certification in College Teaching; Michigan State University, 2022
  • B.A. Biochemistry (ACS Certified); University of Minnesota Morris, 2016

Courses Taught

  • 24-115 General Chemistry I Lab
  • 24-362 Elementary Biochemistry
  • 24-363 Elementary Biochemistry Lab
  • 24-520 Protein Chemistry
  • 24-562 General Biochemistry
  • 24-563 General Biochemistry Lab

Academic Interests

  • Chemical Immunology
  • Vaccine Design
  • Carbohydrate Synthesis & Glycobiology
  • Chemical Education Research

Scholarly Activity

  • Zhang, M.; Day, E. L.; McFall-Boegeman, H.; Petritis, S. J.; Cooper, M. M. Incorporation of Green Chemistry Into Undergraduate Organic Laboratory Using Cooperative Project-Based Experiments and Case Studies. Green Chem Lett. Rev. 2023, 16, 2183781 DOI: 10.1080/17518253.2023.2183781
    • Part of a Special Issue “2022 Advances in Green Chemistry Education”
  • McFall-Boegeman, H. Investigations into the Virus-Like Particle Bacteriophage Qβ as a Carrier Platform in Conjugate Vaccines Against Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease Michigan State University, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2022.
  • Sungsuwan, S., Wu, X., Shaw, V., Kavunja, H., McFall-Boegeman, H., Rashidijahanabad, Z., Tan, Z., Lang, S., Nick, S., Lin P.-H.., Yin, Z., Ramadan, S., Jin, X., Huang, X. Structure Guided Design of Bacteriophage Qβ Mutants as Next Generation Carriers for Conjugate Vaccines. ACS Chem. Biol. 2022, 17, 3047-3058 DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.1c00906 
    • Part of a Special Issue “Chemical Glycobiology” 
    • Author profile in Hughes, K. Introducing Our Authors. ACS. Chem. Biol. 2022, 17, 493-494
  • Rashidijahanabad, Z., Kelly, M., Kamruzzaman, M., Qadri, F., Bhuiyan, T., McFall-Boegeman, H., Wu, D., Piszczek, G., Xu, P., Ryan, E. T., Huang, X. Virus Like Particle Display of Vibrio Cholerae O-Specific Polysaccharide as a Potential Vaccine Against Cholera. ACS Infect. Dis. 2022, 8, 574-583 DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.1c00585 
  • McFall-Boegeman, H., Huang, X. Mechanisms of Cellular and Humoral Immunity Through the Lens of VLP-Based Vaccines. Expert Rev. Vaccines 2022, 21, 453-469 DOI: 10.1080/14760584.2022.2029415
  • Wu, X., McFall-Boegeman, H., Rashidijahanabad, Z., Liu, K., Pett, C., Yu, J., Schorlemer, M., Ramadan, S., Behren, S., Westerlind, U., Huang, X. Synthesis and Immunological Evaluation of the Unnatural β-linked Mucin-1 Thomsen-Friedenreich Conjugate. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2021, 19, 2448-2455. DOI: 10.1039/D1OB00007A
    • Part of the themed collection “Glycosylation: New Methodologies and Applications”

Other Professional Experiences

  • Member of American Chemistry Society (2015-Present)
    • Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry & Chemical Glycobiology
  • Division of Chemical Education
  • Member of Minnesota Academy of Science (2023-Present)
  • Member of Missouri Academy of Science (2023-Present)
  • Reviewer for
    • Journal of Nanobiotechnology
    • Nanoscience & Nanotechnology-Asia