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Tim Yates

Bioenergy and Biofuels


Supervising Faculty: Wellington Muchero 

Tim’s research interests focus on using molecular biology tools to reduce recalcitrance in feedstocks for easier biofuel conversion and paper production. His undergraduate projects included a mix of plant synthetic and molecular biology focused on creating novel phenotypes with an emphasis on reducing economic and environmental cost for industry. Outside of school Tim enjoys playing soccer and tennis.  


Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Synthetic Biology


Bachelor of Science, Biology, Loyola Marymount University

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