Tae Seok Moon | AIChE

Tae Seok Moon

Citation name

Moon, T. S.


Washington University in St. Louis





He has 24 years of research experience in chemistry, systems biology, and synthetic biology, including 5.5 years of industry experience (as of 2021). His research focus (2012-21; 15 grants; $7.3M external funding to him; $16M to the entire team) is understanding gene regulation, evolution, and metabolism, building sensors and genetic circuits, and engineering microbes to solve global problems, including climate crisis, waste valorization, plastic upcycling, sustainability, and health issues. He has published 52 papers, has filed 9 patents, and has given 51 invited and 118 contributed presentations. He has advised 26 PhD/Postdoctoral and 28 undergrad researchers. He is a Founder and Head of the SAB of Moonshot Bio. Several awards include a B&B Wang Award, an NSF CAREER award, an ONR YIP, a Sluder Fellowship (MIT), and the SNU President Prize. He is the Chair of SynBYSS (Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series) with >1000 global audiences. https://sites.wustl.edu/moonlab/ Twitter: @Moon_Synth_Bio linkedin.com/in/tae-seok-moon-12515b23

Sessions chaired or co-chaired

Gene Regulation Engineering
2017 Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1102-8)
Systems and Synthetic Biology of Interacting Microorganisms
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1110-3)


Associated proceedings 

2014 AIChE Annual Meeting
2016 AIChE Annual Meeting
2017 Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED)
2017 Annual Meeting
2013 AIChE Annual Meeting
2018 AIChE Annual Meeting
2021 Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED)
4th International Conference on CRISPR Technologies
4th International Conference on Microbiome Engineering (ICME)
2021 Annual Meeting