Overall research goals:
* To develop new strategies and tools for the engineering and cultivation of cellular systems applicable to both eukaryotic and prokaryotic systems
* To develop suitable host strains (both mammalian and microbial) for the high level production of value-added products and bioactive molecules
* To understand and engineer complex cellular phenotypes, including disease states, in an effort to identify novel genetic targets
* To develop molecular biology tools which allow for both tunable and combinatorial control of gene expression and regulatory networks
* To develop strategies for engineering cellular systems through protein engineering and evolution
Affiliated Research Units
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