EXROP Projects: James J. Collins

James J. Collins


James J. Collins works in synthetic biology and systems biology, with a particular focus on using network biology approaches to study antibiotic action, bacterial defense mechanisms, and the emergence of resistance. His lab is directed toward enhancing our existing antibiotic arsenal and developing more effective means to treat resistant bacterial infections.

Summer Lab Size: 15
Local Summer Program: BU SURF
Program Dates: June 3-August 9, 2013 (Dates for 2014 will be similar)

Scientist Profile

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bioengineering, Microbiology