Emma Chory

Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, starting August 2023

Emma Chory received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University in the lab of Gerald Crabtree, where she worked on chromatin remodeling complexes in cancer. As postdoctoral fellow with Kevin Esvelt and Jim Collins at MIT, she developed novel systems to enable the high-throughput, systematic, and quantitative evolution of therapeutic proteins using automation and directed evolution. Her lab will open at Duke in the Summer of 2023 in the Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies.

Research Interests

Directed Evolution, therapeutic discovery, epigenetics and genomics, High-throughput automation, synthetic biology, protein engineering