Vivek Mutalik is a staff scientist at the Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology Division and Biological Systems and Engineering Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Previously Dr. Mutalik was a team leader at the BIOFAB, the first biological design-build-test facility, which focuses on developing extensively tested standard biological parts to facilitate easier engineering of biology. Currently, his work focuses on developing standardized genetic tools for industrially important microorganisms, a robust functional genomics platform and study of regulatory design principles in microbial stress responses.
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Talks with this Speaker
Vivek Mutalik highlights some of the challenges in synthetic biology, and presents solutions that could be implemented to move the field forward. (Talk recorded in June 2015)