Dr. Kupfer is a basic scientist, clinical researcher and scientific/medical writer. She is described as a cross-functional scientist in translational/clinical research. In 1996 she completed her BS in Biology at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and followed up with her PhD in Immunology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2003.
She supervises the technical protocols/standard operating procedures (SOPs) of the multiple lab groups with the CCTCARE group. Additional duties include organization and oversight of regulated activities such as the use of biohazardous, radioactive, or human blood/tissue used as part of the research actitivies.