Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Applied Physics

Faculty

Rob Phillips

Rob Phillips

Fred and Nancy Morris Professor of Biophysics, Biology, and Physics

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., University of Minnesota, 1986; Ph.D., Washington University, 1989. Clark Millikan Visiting Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1997; Professor, 2000-2011; Morris Professor, 2012-.


Assistant(s)

Research Group Matters
Pamela Albertson
335 Keck Laboratory
(626) 395-4411
psa@caltech.edu

Research Group Website Personal Website

Research Overview

Professor Phillips focuses on physical biology of the cell: models of transcription and active matter, physical genomes, and biophysical approaches to evolution.

List of Research Areas

physical biology of the cell, models of transcription and active matter, physical genomes, and biophysical approaches to evolution.

APh News about Rob Phillips

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