Mike Boeri is a countering weapons of mass destruction subject matter expert with over eight years’ experience in chemical defense and chemical agents. His experience includes both in vitro and in vivo toxicology, as well as several analytical chemistry techniques including spectrophotometry, vibrational, UV-vis, and NMR spectroscopy, liquid and supercritical fluid chromatography, mass spectrometry, and electrochemistry.
After earning his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Delaware in 2011 he began working as a researcher at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD), in Edgewood Maryland. Mike spent over eight years at USAMRICD working in the field of medical chemical defense aimed at mitigating the threat of chemical agents to the warfighter. While working at USAMRICD, he began a PhD program at the University of Delaware and his thesis project is focused on developing an electrochemical immunosensor for the detection of opioid exposure in biological matrices.
Mike is currently working with the Technical Reachback division of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency at Fort Belvoir, VA
Favorite Disaster Movie: Shaun of the Dead
Favorite Acronym: CBRNE
Strangest/Favorite personal emergency kit item: Paper towels, for sure
Hobbies: Reading, painting, hiking, playing music, Ravens football, Orioles baseball, CTID!