William Carter

Senior Research Associate

Joined the IBRI in July 2019

William Carter

William (Bill) Carter used his years of experience to help establish the iPSC Lab at the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute to facilitate various cell studies that will support the institute’s diabetes research efforts.

From July 2020 through July 2021, Carter helped to establish the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Gene Editing Center, before happily returning to IBRI in August 2021.

Before joining the IBRI and since 2014, he worked on his family’s Indiana farm where he was able to apply his extensive scientific and research background to crop genetics and animal breeding and nutrition. From 2003 to 2014, he served as manager of the IUPUI Transgenic Core Facility in Indianapolis where he made more than 140 gene targeted mouse models and more than 500 transgenic mouse models. He also served the Transgenic Core Facility as a research technician from 2001 to 2003.

Areas of Expertise

  • Animal breeding and nutrition
  • Crop genetics
  • Gene editing
  • Induced pluripotent stem cells


  • Master of Science (Biology), Ball State University  
  • Bachelor of Science (Biology), Ball State University