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Dr. Jay D. Keasling
Philomathia Chair in Alternative Energy at Berkeley
The Philomathia Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Jay Keasling as the Philomathia Chair in Alternative Energy. He succeeds Steven Chu and Chris Somerville as the third holder of this chair.
Dr. Keasling’s accomplishments have earned him a reputation as a world leader in synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, and biochemical engineering. His prolific publication and research record, coupled with his impact on students, cuts across all expectations of faculty achievement in research, mentoring, and service.