Yael Toporek


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Yael Toporek’s current research focuses on enhancing microbial conversion of methanol to high-value platform chemicals, and development of predictive genetic microbial biocontainment designs for phylogenetically diverse industrial microbes. 


Research Interests

Molecular microbiology

Microbial C1 carbon capture and conversion

Genetic tool development for non-model microbes

Microbial anaerobic respiration

Education/Academic Qualification

PhD, Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology

Bachelor, Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology