We Are Hiring

We are looking for exceptional Senior Research Associates and Scientists with industry experience engineering microbes, evolving enzymes, or developing high-throughput assays. Please contact us at jobs@imicrobes.com or check back for specific posted positions.

For those early in their career, we have an internship program. Details are here for spring 2018 and summer 2018.



Our Funders



Our Team

Derek

Derek has a Ph.D. in Biophysics from UC Berkeley and an A.B. in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard. Derek has eight granted or pending patents covering enzyme pathway construction, microbial gene discovery, and commercial strain scale-up. He loves ballroom dancing.

Elizabeth

Elizabeth has a Ph.D. in Biophysics from UC San Francisco and a B.A. in Physics from UC Berkeley. Her experience includes evolving large enzyme complexes and accelerating the rate of enzyme and strain evolution. She has a cat named "Kitty."

Noah

Noah has a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford and an A.B. in Physics from Harvard. His postdoctoral research at UC San Francisco focused on information processing in yeast. Noah has experience with directed evolution, high-throughput screening, and E. coli genetics. He throws a nasty Wiffleball knuckler.