Jeff Gore Associate ProfessorMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyJeff Gore is an associate professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined the MIT physics department as an assistant professor in January 2010 after spending the previous three years in the department as a Pappalardo fellow working with Alexander van Oudenaarden. With the support of a Hertz graduate fellowship, in 2005 he received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Berkeley. His graduate research in single-molecule biophysics was done in the laboratory of Carlos Bustamante, focusing on the study of twist and torque in single molecules of DNA. Gore is excited to be in the physics department at MIT, particularly since this is where he studied as an undergraduate in the late ’90s.