Fellows' Presentation

Advancement of Tools and Techniques for Engineering of Microbial Chemical Factories

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Part of the 2014–2015 Fellows' Presentation Series

Lecture by Kristala Jones Prather RI '15


Kristala Jones Prather’s group focuses on the design and assembly of biological pathways to target some compounds and the incorporation of novel control strategies for regulation of metabolism. While in residence at the Institute, Prather will work to establish collaborations with Emily Balskus and David Liu (of Harvard’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology) and with George Church and Pamela Silver (Harvard Medical School) in order to broaden the spectrum of bio-based chemicals and to learn new methods for engineering microbial hosts.