Center for Systems and Synthetic Biology
Research Unit Profile
INACTIVE - The Center for Systems and Synthetic Biology at The University of Texas at Austin represents an amalgam of researchers who are attempting to not only quantitatively understand and engineer the interaction and regulatory networks underlying organismal metabolism, but also to foster a new way to carry out interdisciplinary research.
Research Unit Affiliated Faculty
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|Aldrich, Richard||School of Biological Sciences; Section of Neurobiology||Understanding the mechanisms of ion channel function and the role of ion channels in electrical signaling and physiology|
|Alper, Hal||Chemical Engineering; Chemistry and Biochemistry; Department of Molecular Biosciences||Our reserach focuses on engineering biology to produce biomolecules, biofuels, and pharmaceuticals using the tools of metabolic engineering and synthetic biology. The overall goal of metabolic and …|
|Barrick, Jeffrey||Chemistry and Biochemistry||The Barrick lab studies evolution in action using experiments with bacteria, molecules, and digital organisms. We are interested in understanding how mutations that affect different cellular processes …|
|Ehrlich, Lauren||School of Biological Sciences; Section of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology||Our lab utilizes live cell 2-photon microscopy to study the dynamic cellular and molecular interactions between thymocytes and stromal cells that promote normal T cell development, resulting in a …|
|Ellington, Andrew||Chemistry and Biochemistry||The Ellington lab is primarily interested in developing tools for the delivery of nucleic acids into and out of cells, and acellular systems for the evolution of synthetic genetic circuits. The …|
|Harris, R||School of Biological Sciences; Section of Neurobiology||Molecular mechanisms responsible for alcoholism and drug dependence|
|Iverson, Brent||Chemistry and Biochemistry||Bioorganic Chemistry DNA Binding Molecules Antibody Engineering and Antibody Engineering Technology Development Enzyme Engineering and Enzyme Engineering Technology Development|
|Iyer, Vishwanath||College of Natural Sciences||Our lab is interested in understanding how gene expression is regulated across a eukaryotic genome, in normal cells and in disease. Nearly all cells respond to physiological or developmental cues by …|
|Lambowitz, Alan||Chemistry and Biochemistry; Section of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology||The Lambowitz Lab studies gene expression, RNA splicing, catalytic RNAs, and retroviral genetic elements, including possible ancestors of the AIDS and leukemia viruses. They recently discovered a …|
|Mahal, Lara||Chemistry and Biochemistry||Glycobiology Enzyme inhibitors Carbohydrates are critical in a myriad of important biological processes including intra-cellular communication, inflammation and bacterial and viral infections. Despite …|
|Marcotte, Edward||Chemistry and Biochemistry||Dr. Marcotte's research group combines computational/bioinformatics approaches with experimental approaches to study protein function and protein-protein interactions. They've discovered a …|
|Miranker, Daniel||Computer Science||Parallel computer architecture, active/expert database systems, high performance artificial intelligence systems.|
|Ochman, Howard||School of Biological Sciences; Section of Integrative Biology; Section of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology||We applied experimental and computational approaches to investigate the factors contributing to the evolution of bacterial genomes and microbial communities. Some on the projects that are currently …|
|Wilke, Claus||School of Biological Sciences; Section of Integrative Biology; Statistics and Scientific Computation||Dr. Wilke works in the areas of computational and theoretical biology. HIs research can be broadly subdivided into three areas: (1) molecular evolution, (2) evolution of RNA viruses, (3) theoretical …|