Boeke Lab Research
Our team engages in innovative research spanning the fields of genetics, genomics, synthetic biology and even art.
LINE-1 Retrotransposons and Other Selfish Elements
Investigating LINE-1 retrotransposons activity and regulation using genetic, molecular, biochemical, systems/bioinformatics and synthetic approaches.
Designer Yeast and SC2.0
A global consortium driven to redesigning and building the first synthetic eukaryotic genome.
The Dark Matter Project
A synthetic genomics approach to functional characterization of the human genome's non-coding “dark matter.”
Reverse engineering human epigenetic machinery in yeast to decipher the complexity of human chromatin.
Bridging the gap between science and art using creative techniques, pigmented yeast and state-of-the art technology.