Daniela Bischof, PhD

Assistant Research Professor in Medical and Molecular Genetics
Associate Director of Indiana University Vector Production Facility (IUVPF)
  • BSc, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • BSc (Honors) in Pharmacology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • PhD, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr. Bischof has been a member of Medical and Molecular Genetics since 2006, and joined the Indiana University Vector Production Facility (IUVPF) in 2007.  The IUVPF is a core laboratory within the Indiana University School of Medicine and is dedicated to the development, production and testing of gene therapy technology (lentiviruses and retroviruses).  In addition to production services, the IUVPF offers a wide variety of routine and specialized assays important in safety testing and certifying both clinical and non-clinical grade vectors. 


Recent Publications

  • Aaron Boeke, Patrick Doumas, Lilith Reeves, Kyle McClurg, Daniela Bischof, Lina Sego, Alisha Auberry, Mohan Tatikonda, Kenneth Cornetta (2013).  Vector Production in An Academic Environment: A Tool to Assess Production Costs.  Hum. Gene Ther. 24(1):49-57
  • Shaw A, Bischof D, Jasti A, Ernstberger A, Hawkins T, and Cornetta K (2012).  Using Pulmozyme DNase Treatment in Lentiviral Vector Production.  Hum. Gene Ther. Methods 23(1):65-71.
  • Yang S, Karne NK, Goff SL, Black MA, Xu H, Bischof D, Cornetta K, Rosenberg SA, Morgan RA and Feldman SA (2012).  A simple and effective method to generate lentiviral vectors for ex vivo gene delivery to mature human peripheral blood lymphocytes.  Hum. Gene Ther. Methods 23(2):73-83
  • Bischof D and Cornetta K. (2010).  Flexibility in cell targeting by pseudotyping lentiviral vectors. Methods Mol. Biol. 614:53-68.

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