The laboratory has a particular focus on understanding and manipulating enzyme catalysis for the production of chemicals of high industrial and pharmaceutical value.  As a result, our work interfaces genomics, pathway engineering, biochemistry, biological inorganic chemistry and biophysical methods.  More detailed information on some of our current research projects can be found by following the links below.

mechanisms of hydrocarbon biosynthesis

fats to fuels

tailoring of non-ribosomal peptides

spectroscopic methodologies