Niles A. Pierce

Niles A. Pierce

Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Bioengineering; Executive Officer for Biology and Biological Engineering

Degrees and Appointments

B.S.E., Princeton University, 1993; D.Phil., University of Oxford, 1997. Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics, Caltech, 2000; Assistant Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics, 2000-04; Assistant Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Bioengineering, 2004-06; Associate Professor, 2006-10; Professor, 2010-; Acting Executive Officer for Bioengineering, 2007; Executive Officer for Bioengineering, 2007-13; Executive Officer for Biological Engineering, 2013; Executive Officer, 2020-.


Research Group Matters
Melinda Kirk
164 Broad Center For Biological Science

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Research Overview

Engineering small conditional DNAs and RNAs for signal transduction in vitro, in situ, and in vivo; computational algorithms for the analysis and design of nucleic acid structures, devices, and systems; programmable molecular technologies for readout and regulation of the state of endogenous biological circuitry.

List of Research Areas

biological engineering, chemical engineering, computational mathematics, molecular programming, chemical biology, synthetic biology

EAS News about Niles A. Pierce

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