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Assistant Professor
Office: R340 Research Building
phone: 314-516-6224


B.Ch.E., Chemical Engineering, 2004, University of Minnesota
M.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2008, University of Illinois
Ph.D., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 2010, University of Illinois
Post-doctoral fellow, 2010-2014, Harvard University

Research Interests

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Selected Publications

Chubiz, L.M., Granger, B.R., Segrè, D., Harcombe, W.R., "Species interactions differ in their genetic robustness", Frontiers Microbiol., (2015)

Chubiz, L.M., Purswani, J., Carroll, S.M. and Marx, C.J., “A novel pair of inducible expression vectors for use in Methylobacterium extorquens”, BMC Research Notes, 6(186) (2013)

Chubiz, L.M., Lee, M.C., Delaney, N.F. and Marx, C.J., “FREQ-Seq: a rapid, cost-effective, sequencingbased method to determine allele frequencies directly from mixed populations”. PLoS One, 7(10)(2012). Faculty of 1000 recommended by Drs. Andreas Wagner and Kathleen Sprouffske

Chubiz, L.M.,, Glekas, G.D. and Rao, C.V., “Transcriptional cross talk within the mar-sox-rob regulon in Escherichia coli is limited to the rob and marRAB operons”, Journal of Bacteriology, 194(18):4867-4875 (2012)

Chubiz, L.M. and Rao, C.V., “Role of the mar-sox-rob regulon in regulating outer membrane porin expression”, Journal of Bacteriology, 193(9): 2252-2260 (2011)

Chubiz, L.M. and Rao, C.V., “Aromatic acid metabolites of Escherichia coli K-12 can induce the marRAB operon”, Journal of Bacteriology, 192(18): 4786-4789 (2010)

Min, T.L., Mears, P.J., Chubiz, L.M., Rao, C.V., Golding, I. and Chemla, Y.R., “High-resolution, longterm characterization of bacterial motility using optical tweezers”, Nature Methods, 6(11): 831-835(2009)

Chubiz, L.M. and Rao, C.V., “Computational design of orthogonal ribosomes”, Nucleic Acids Research, 36(12): 4038-4036 (2008)