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

Fax: (404)-894-0519

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Lab News

May 2014, Our Georgia Tech Starter Project Light-Bright has been launched.

April 2014, Prof. Gaucher and Ryan Randall receive CETL award from GT for Education Partnership with Dunwoody High School.

April 2014, Congrats to undergrad Jennifer Zhang for receiving 2nd place in UROP science/engineering competition.

March 2014, Our recent work with resurrected uricase enzymes is published in PNAS. A wonderful commentary by Prof. Belinda Chang accompanied our article, as well as a great coverage in National Geographic.