Diego leads the Biomolecular Control Group at Imperial College, focused on the analysis and design of biochemical circuits in living cells. He holds a Young Investigator Grant from the Human Frontier Science Program and previously held a Marie Curie Fellowship and an Imperial College Research Fellowship in Biomathematics.
In 2016 Diego was appointed Global Future Council Fellow by the World Economic Forum to serve in the Council on Biotechnologies. In 2017 he was selected as one of the 100 Young Global Changers by the Think 20 Summit and the G20 presidency.
Diego also serves in the Scientific Advisory Board for the WEF Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco and the EPSRC Early Career Forum in Mathematical Sciences. He is an Associate Editor for the journals Frontiers in Synthetic Biology and Microbial Cell Factories.
More information in his research website.
News: In January 2019 Diego will relocate to the University of Edinburgh, jointly affiliated with the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Informatics. Please get in touch for PhD opportunities.
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