Hannah Distinguished Professor of Structural Bioengineering
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
For more information, visit the Kerfeld lab website (link in the contact box).
The Kerfeld lab has engineered a bacterial shell protein to incorporate copper for electron transfer activity. Harnessing natural biological processes to synthesize new materials is key for developing future functional bioreactors and biomaterials.
The honor, bestowed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, recognizes members for extraordinary achievements in advancing science.