SDG 3: Good Health & Well-Being - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
SDG 4: Quality Education - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Professor Young's research focuses on non-model microbial hosts, bio-security, and genomics.
Collins, J. H., Keating, K. W., Jones, T. R., Balaji, S., Marsan, C. B., Çomo, M., Newlon, Z. J., Mitchell, T., Bartley, B., Adler, A., Roehner, N., & Young, E. M. (2021) Engineered yeast genomes accurately assembled from pure and mixed samples. Nature Communicaitons, 12(1), 1485. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-21656-9
Mante, J., Hao, Y., Jett, J., Joshi, U., Keating, K., Lu, X., Nakum, G., Rodriguez, N. E., Tang, J., Terry, L., Wu, X., Yu, E., Downie, J.S., McInnes, B. T., Nguyen, M. H., Sepulvado, B., Young, E. M. & Myers, C. J.(2021) Synthetic Biology Knowledge System. ACS Synthetic Biology, 10(9), 2276-2285. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssynbio.1c00188
Brzycki, C. M., Young, E. M. & Roberts, S. C.(2021) Secondary Metabolite Production in Plant Cell Culture: A New Epigenetic Frontier. In S. Malik (Ed), Exploring Plant Cells for the Production of Compounds of Interest, (1 ed., pp. 1-37). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58271-5_1
Keating, K.W., & Young, M. E. (2019) Synthetic biology for bio-derived structural materials. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 24, 107-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coche.2019.03.002
Collins, J. H., & Young, E.M. (2018) Genetic engineering of host organisms for pharmaceutical synthesis. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 53, 191-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copbio.2018.02.001
Young, E. M., Gordon, D. B., Voight, C. (2017) Composability and Design of Parts for Large Scale Pathway Engineering in Yeast. (U.S. Patent No. 2017015947A9). U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Filed.
Alper, H., Young, E. M. & Lee, S. (2014) Engineered Xylose Transporters with Reduced Glucose Inhibition. (U.S. Patent No. 9,695,223). U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Alper, H. & Young, E. M. (2013) Methods for Engineering Sugar Transporter Preferences. (U.S. Patent No. 9,926,347). U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
National Science Foundation