About Us

CBRS Administration

Hal Alper, Ph.D. CBRS Executive Director

Hal Alper is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and Principal Investigator of the Laboratory for Cellular and Metabolic Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. His lab focuses on metabolic and cellular engineering in the context of biochemical, biofuel, and biopharmaceutical production in an array of model host organisms. Within the context of his research, he focusses on applying and extending the fields of synthetic biology, systems biology, and protein engineering.

Phone: 512-471-4417
Office: CPE 5.408