We're interested in regulation of chemical kinetics in biological systems, especially in understanding how inherently stochastic gene expression dynamics are “tamed” to produce reliable cellular outcomes. A precise control of dynamic gene activity is important in preventing mis-regulation that could cause serious developmental defects.
The lab uses combination of molecular experiments, quantitative live imaging, kinetic modeling and other fundamental engineering principles to obtain spatio-temporal control of gene activity. These interdisciplinary studies will provide important insights to general gene-expression phenomena that underlie development, metabolism, and disease.
We're looking for enthusiastic postdocs, grad, and undergrad students who want to work in a highly interdisciplinary research environment. Please current openings for more information!