Jeffrey Tabor

Jeffrey Tabor

Associate Professor
Rice University

Jeff Tabor received his Ph.D with Andy Ellington at UT-Austin and went on to be an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow with Chris Voigt, then at UCSF. He started his own group in the Bioengineering Department at Rice University in 2010, and became an Associate Professor in 2017. His lab focuses on engineering bacterial sensors and genetic circuits for synthetic biology applications including optogenetics and diagnostic and therapeutic gut bacteria. His work has been recognized by NSF CAREER and ONR Young Investigator Awards, among others.