- Developing high-throughput functional discovery platform for thousands of microbial genes, phage genes and extending it to metagenomic samples
- Discovery of bacteriophage-host interaction determinants, mechanistic insights into antibiotic resistance and phage resistance, and how they impact host fitness
- Approaches for doing esigned manipulation of microbial communities
- Engineering of phages, phage particles for diverse applications
- Rational design of phage cocktails with antibiotics for phage therapy applications
- Synthetic genetic parts for phylogenetically distinct and industrially important microbes and rules for their functional composition.