Chelsea Catania

Chelsea Catania

Massachusetts Institute of Technology • Mechanical Engineering

Electric control and monitoring of gene circuits in bacteria

Synthetic biologists aim to program cells to perform complex functions by utilizing chemical or biological ‘inputs’ to cellular genetic circuits; we propose to use electrically responsive bacteria to enable the design of more complex genetic circuits to optimize industrial and target new pharmaceutical applications.

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