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Dr Venkat Gopinarayanan

Dr Venkat Gopinarayanan

Synthetic Biology Lead

Venkat grew up in Chennai, India and moved to Boston, USA to do his PhD at Tufts University under the supervision of Dr. Nikhil Nair. During his PhD, he worked on building regulatory systems in yeast for non-native nutrient detection and consumption. After graduating, he worked at a biotechnology drug discovery company that discovers drugs from filamentous fungi using genome mining approaches.  

At Bactobio, Venkat will be working closely with both the Compound Discovery and Microbial Generation team to increase the production of valuable metabolites of interest.

Outside of work, Venkat’s interests include reading, cooking, hiking and board games.

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