Dr. Chang joined OTT in May 2008. Prior to joining OTT, he was a technology transfer specialist fellow at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Technology Transfer Center assisting NCI scientists with agreements for the transfer of materials and collaborations with public and private entities. This followed several years as a postdoctoral fellow at NCI Frederick where he studied and published several papers on retroviral vectors and replication. Dr. Chang received his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and his dissertation focused on research examining membrane fusion mediated by the spike glycoprotein of coronaviruses. He received a B.S. degree in Physiology and Neurobiology from the University of Maryland.