System & Synthetic Biology

Our system and synthetic biologists study how the thousands of molecules in cells coordinate to create life, as well as how to re-engineer living systems. They illuminate basic biological processes and create and find key biomolecules and drugs in a laboratory setting. This work has led to insight into the strong conservation of molecular machines in diverse plants and animals, as well as improved diagnostics and therapeutics.

Portrait of Jeffrey E. Barrick

Jeffrey E. Barrick

  • Associate Professor
  • Lorene Morrow Kelley Professorship in Microbiology
Portrait of Can Cenik

Can Cenik

  • Assistant Professor
Portrait of Bryan W. Davies

Bryan W. Davies

  • Associate Professor
Building: NMS
Room Number:3.118
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Portrait of Vishwanath Iyer

Vishwanath Iyer

  • Professor
  • Professor of Oncology, Dell Medical School
Building: MBB
Room Number:3.212A
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Portrait of Jonghwan Kim

Jonghwan Kim

  • Associate Professor
Portrait of David W. Taylor

David W. Taylor

  • Assistant Professor
  • Lorene Morrow Kelley Endowed Faculty Fellowship Fund
Building: NHB
Room Number:4.121
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