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Adam Feist

Principle Investigator / Group Leader


Adam Feist is a Principle Investigator at UCSD and a Group Leader at the DTU Center for Biosustainability. He received a PhD in Bioengineering from UCSD in 2008 and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from UNL in 2003. His research expertise is in the technologies of adaptive laboratory evolution and constraint-based modeling and has focused his current research towards the fields of metabolic engineering, antimicrobial resistance, and discovery of unknown content in E. coli. Adam has co-authored over 65 peer-reviewed publications in these fields. He has served as a research advisor for numerous PhD students and Post-docs. Adam has received a several awards, such as the Jacobs School of Engineering Woolley Award and Fellowship for Leadership in 2008 and the Jay Bailey Young Investigator Award in Metabolic Engineering in 2018. Adam also has 2 years of experience in industry working at a start-up company focused on commercializing constraint-based modeling in the field of human health.

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