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Spotlight on early-career researchers: an interview with César de la Fuente

Dr. César de la Fuente is a Presidential Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He leads a Machine Biology group developing computational tools to expand the antibiotic arsenal, engineer the microbiome and study and control brain function and behavior. His work has been recognized by the Langer Prize, ACS Kavli Emerging Leader in Chemistry award, ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator Award, STAT News, GEN, and the MIT Technology Review. We asked Dr. de la Fuente about his research and journey of the field as part of our series on early-career researchers.

Credit: Diana Fontenla

This interview was conducted by Associate Editor Faten Taki and Chief Editor Brooke LaFlamme.

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Spotlight on early-career researchers: an interview with César de la Fuente. Commun Biol 3, 285 (2020).

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