Patrick M. Shih, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at UC Davis, and Director of Plant Biosystems at the Joint BioEnergy Institute. He has a BS in microbiology and a BA in political science from the University of California, San Diego. He received his PhD from the Univ. of California, Berkeley, where he worked on engineering synthetic carbon fixation pathways into photosynthetic organisms. He was previously a postdoc with Dominique Loque (JBEI), Jay Keasling (UC Berkeley/LBNL), and Beth Sattely (Stanford) developing plant synthetic biology tools for complex metabolic engineering efforts. Patrick received his PhD from UC Berkeley studying the evolution of photosynthesis with Kris Niyogi and Cheryl Kerfeld.
Patrick M. Shih
University of California, Davis