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Research Interests

Cell-free synthetic biology, protein synthesis, therapeutics, glycosylation, engineered ribosomes.

Education/Academic qualification

Chemical Engineering, PhD, Stanford University

… → 2005

Chemical Engineering, MS, Stanford University

… → 2001

Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering specialization (summa cum laude), BS, University of California at Los Angeles

… → 1999

Research interests

  • Artificial life
  • Biotechnology
  • Cancer
  • Cell-freebiology
  • Cellular physiology
  • Integrated systems biology
  • Metabolic control
  • Metabolic engineering
  • Metabolism
  • Protein synthesis
  • Synthetic biology
  • Transcription factor-metabolite interactions

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  • Research Output

    A cell-free system for production of 2,3-butanediol is robust to growth-toxic compounds

    Kay, J. E. & Jewett, M. C., Jun 2020, In : Metabolic Engineering Communications. 10, e00114.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    A fully orthogonal system for protein synthesis in bacterial cells

    Aleksashin, N. A., Szal, T., d’Aquino, A. E., Jewett, M. C., Vázquez-Laslop, N. & Mankin, A. S., Dec 1 2020, In : Nature communications. 11, 1, 1858.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Apparent size and morphology of bacterial microcompartments varies with technique

    Kennedy, N. W., Hershewe, J. M., Nichols, T. M., Roth, E. W., Wilke, C. D., Mills, C. E., Jewett, M. C. & Tullman-Ercek, D., Jan 1 2020, In : PloS one. 15, 3, e0226395.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • A primer on emerging field-deployable synthetic biology tools for global water quality monitoring

    Thavarajah, W., Verosloff, M. S., Jung, J. K., Alam, K. K., Miller, J. D., Jewett, M. C., Young, S. L. & Lucks, J. B., Jan 1 2020, In : npj Clean Water. 3, 1, 18.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Cell-free gene expression: an expanded repertoire of applications

    Silverman, A. D., Karim, A. S. & Jewett, M. C., Mar 1 2020, In : Nature Reviews Genetics. 21, 3, p. 151-170 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 18 Scopus citations