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Eric M. Bachelder, PhD

Assistant Professor

Eric M. Bachelder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics


(919) 962-4857, Office Phone
4210 Marsico Hall, 125 Mason Farm Road, CB# 7362, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599-7362

Eric Bachelder, Ph.D., focuses on the development of biomaterials for the treatment of diseases associated with the immune system, including using liposomes, acid sensitive polymers, and tissue engineering scaffolds.

Education, Certification and Licensure

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering: Michigan State University
  • Began Ph.D. studies at Virginia Tech and completed doctorate at the University of Nebraska
  • Predoctoral fellowship with the National Institutes of Health
  • Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California at Berkley

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8572-888X

Current Projects

  • Micro-Particle Delivery of a Potent Intracellular Adjuvant for a Universal Flu Vaccine

Honors and Awards

2004 – 2005 Fellowship Award for Research Excellence (FARE)
2001 – 2006 Pre-doctoral Fellow – Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA)
1999 Michigan State University College of Engineering Graduation Commencement Speaker