David A Tirrell

ICB Caltech Program Co-Leader
ICB Biotechnology Tools Co-Leader
McCollum-Corcoran Professor

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering




Research Interests: 

Combination of organic, biological, and materials chemistry to make new polymeric systems of controlled molecular and supramolecular architectures. Investigation of artificial proteins made by expression of artificial genes in microbial cells, artificial amino acids to engineer proteins with useful properties, and novel methods of biological imaging and proteome-wide investigation of cellular processes.

Special Distinction: 

NAS 2006, NAE 2008, IOM 2011

ICB Task Orders:

Systems and Synthetic Biology, Completed Projects

ICB-Supported Publications: