Principal Investigator




Christopher V. Rao

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Our work focuses on engineering intracellular protein networks. We are investigating how cells process chemical signals, communicate with one another, and adapt to their environment. We're also utilizing this information to genetically reprogram cellular behavior for biotechnology applications.