Inside and outside the laboratory, I love to learn new things. I took this photo after my first time skiing! I spent a lot of it face down in the snow.

ishaanjdev @ gmail.com

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Skills and Hobbies

Synthetic Biology

Computational Biology



Major Experiences

Computational Biologist, Ginkgo Bioworks
(2019 – 2021)
Conducted research to improve expression and secretion of target proteins in yeast. Created computational biology workflows to conduct iterative experimentation informed by machine learning and bioinformatics analyses.

Undergraduate Research Associate, Jay Keasling Laboratory
(2016 – 2018)
Used a CRISPR-CAS9 toolkit to engineer metabolic pathways in yeast to produce biofuels, cannabinoids, and pharmaceutical precursors.

Policy Associate, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
(Summer 2018 )
Conducted science policy research on the balance between citizen science and biosecurity.

B.S. Chemical Engineering, U.C. Berkeley
(2015 – 2019)
Studied chemical engineering with a concentration in biotechnology.

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