Ophelia S. Venturelli is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She finisehed her Postdoctorial Fellow and the University of California Berkeley, obtained her PhD from the California Institute of Technology, and completed her Bachelor's in Science at Stanford University.
The Venturelli lab aims to extract evolutionary design principles of networks and synthetic ecologies using a combination of experiment, computation and theory. They seek to elucidate the network design principles that underlie dynamic responses of microbial populations and ecosystems in response to complex environmental inputs, and develop methods to construct predictable feedback control systems for targeted manipulation of microbial function, dynamics and fitness. Their work combines concepts from control theory, information theory, game theory, nonlinear dynamical systems, and multi-objective optimization with multiplexed measurements and perturbations of single cells and populations.
For more information, visit her website at http://www.venturellilab.org/