Josh Michener

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==Education==
==Education==
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*3rd year Bioengineering PhD candidate at Caltech
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*4th year Bioengineering PhD candidate at Caltech
**Currently on detached duty at Stanford
**Currently on detached duty at Stanford
*S.B. 2006, Chemical Engineering and Biology at MIT
*S.B. 2006, Chemical Engineering and Biology at MIT

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Josh Michener

Education

  • 4th year Bioengineering PhD candidate at Caltech
    • Currently on detached duty at Stanford
  • S.B. 2006, Chemical Engineering and Biology at MIT

Lab history

Contact Info

Josh Michener
Bioengineering - Smolke Lab
Y2E2-B07, MC 4200
473 Via Ortega
Stanford, CA 94305

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Research

My research focuses on applying RNA switches, developed elsewhere in the lab, to provide dynamic control of enzymatic pathways. Specifically, I am using those switches to construct feedback control systems, with the goal of producing a predictable output despite variations in reaction conditions. These control systems can then be used in metabolic engineering to change both the transient and equilibrium responses of a pathway.

Past Projects

  • Development of an in vivo screen for synthetic riboswitches.
  • Design and construction of a screening plasmid to measure the PoPS transfer curve of a BioBricks device.

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