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Gavin Williams

Professor / Department Head / LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar

GLBT Advocate 2020-2021

Pronouns: (He, Him)

Dabney Hall 850


B.Sc. Biochemistry The University of Wales 1998

Ph.D. Chemical Biology University of Leeds 2002

Area(s) of Expertise

The Williams Lab is interested in combining the power of biology and organic chemistry to provide access to new complex organic molecules. More specifically, we leverage enzyme engineering, biocatalysis, metabolic engineering, organic chemistry, and synthetic biology to access and diversify the structures of natural products. These efforts form an innovative and powerful platform for drug discovery.


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