Solved Structure of a 3.5 billion year old EF-Tu Protein:

collaboration with Eric Ortlund

Research Interests

Our laboratory has diverse research interests including: Evolutionary synthetic biology, molecular biology, comparative genomics, computational biology, bioinformatics, biomedicine, molecular evolution and origins of life


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Contact Information

Primary Investigator: Eric Gaucher

Address: 950 Atlantic Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332

Phone: (404)-385-8584

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Lab News

Sept 2016, our collaboration with Prof. Doering @Emory on ancient Factor VIII proteins is published in Nature Biotechnology.

Sept 2016, Ryan's work on benchmarking ancestral sequence reconstruction is published in Nature Communications.

June 2016, Jenni and Prof. Gaucher in collaboration with Ardea Biosciences publish work on ancient urate transporters in Mol. Biol. & Evol.