Frances H Arnold

Frances Arnold Portrait

2011 Draper Prize in Engineering
2016 Millennium Technology Prize
Dickinson Professor

Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry
Caltech

Phone: 

626-395-4162

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Research Interests: 

Development and implementation of powerful methods of laboratory evolution to solve complex design problems, with specific applications in renewable energy, drug discovery and development, and production of chemicals. Combining computational and evolutionary design approaches to create enzymes and microbial catalysts for converting cellulosic biomass to fuels and chemicals.

Special Distinction: 

NAE 2000, NAM 2004, NAS 2008, NAI 2016

ICB Task Orders:

Biotechnology Tools

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