Our Research Interests are rooted in the fields of:
Banta:PE Protein Engineering and Metabolic Engineering
Our overall Research Goal is to use the techniques from these areas to create new solutions and enabling technologies for important applications.
We have several ongoing projects in the lab, and you can follow these links to learn more about our current research activities.
Catalytic Protein-Based Hydrogels for Bioelectrodes
Novel Peptides for Targeted Drug Delivery
Directed Evolution of Conformational Changes in Peptides
Protein Engineering and Metabolic Modeling of Biofuel Cells
Evolved Binding Peptides
Enzymatic Electrodes for Biosensing
Engineering Enzymatic Cofactor Specificity