zach charlop-powers

Research Interests

I am interested in using genetics and high throughput sequencing data to identify, recover, and activate natural product-encoding gene clusters. I think of my research efforts as breaking down into four related topics:

  1. the discovery of bioactive compounds using metagenomic techniques,
  2. the synthetic refactoring of natural product gene clusters,
  3. understanding the biogeography of biosynthetic genes,
  4. and developing vizualization and computional tools for the analysis of data.

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