Cellular Innovation by Rational Design and Evolution

Monthly Lecture Series from Bioengineering Leaders


Date of event: Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

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Ahmad (Mo) Khalil is the Dorf-Ebner Distinguished Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Founding Associate Director of the Biological Design Center at Boston University. He is also a Visiting Scholar at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, and Co-Director of a NIH/NIGMS T32 PhD Training Program in synthetic biology. His team develops synthetic biology and laboratory evolution frameworks to uncover the design principles governing gene regulatory circuits, and to create artificial biological systems that enable new and powerful therapeutic capabilities. He is recipient of numerous awards, including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), DoD Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship, NIH New Innovator Award, NSF CAREER Award, DARPA Young Faculty Award, and Hartwell Foundation Biomedical Research Award, and he has received numerous awards for teaching excellence at both the Department and College levels

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