• Professor
  • Director, Synthetic and Systems Biology Innovation Hub
Joshua Yuan

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Plants, Insects, and Soils with Focus on Functional Genomics, University of Tennessee - 2007
  • M.S., Plant Sciences, University of Arizona - 2001
  • B.S., Biology, Fudan University - 1997

Research Interests

    • Design-based engineering to address the challenges in energy, environment and health.
    • Chemical, computational and systems biology analyses
    • Design of enzymes, processes, microorganisms, and plant for various applications.
    • Increasing biorefinery waste utilization,
    • Enhancing photosynthetic terpene production
    • Improving enzymes based on structure dynamics