Biodesign Department researchers apply their skills and knowledge to the pursuit of basic science discovery and technology development enabling the biomanufacture of fuels, chemicals, and materials. The Biodesign department has expertise in Metabolic Pathway Refactoring and Optimization, Biosensor Development and Biological Parts Characterization, Sub-cellular Spatial Control Systems, Microbial Communities and Host Onboarding, and Biological Computer-Aided Design and Manufacture.
For more information, contact Department Head Nathan Hillson.
Deepika Awasthi - Biologist Project Scientist
Henrique De Paoli - Research Scientist
John E. Dueber - Biological Faculty Engineer
Thomas Eng - Biologist Research Scientist
Daniel A. Fletcher - Biologist Faculty Scientist
Bob Haushalter - Research Scientist
Nathan Hillson - Computational Senior Staff Scientist
Jay D. Keasling - Chief Executive Officer, Joint BioEnergy Institute
Taek Soon Lee - Biochemist Staff Scientist
Seung-Wuk Lee - Biologist Faculty Scientist
Aindrila Mukhopadhyay - Science Deputy
Vivek Mutalik - Staff Scientist *
Blake A. Simmons - Division Director, Biological Systems & Engineering
Steven W. Singer - Earth Senior Scientist
Yasuo Yoshikuni - Biologist Staff Scientist *
Satoshi Yuzawa - Guest Scientist
* secondary appointment
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