Jesse Horne

Biotechnology Graduate Research Assistant


I am currently pursuing my Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. My research interests are synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, & computational biology.

I graduated from The University of Alabama with both my B.S. & M.S. in chemical engineering, also with an art minor. My primary career goal is to work for a biotechnology company performing research & development.


  • Microbial & Mammalian Cell Culture

  • Drug Lead Assay Development

  • Enzyme Inhibition Studies

  • Graphic Design & Web Development