K’yal Bannister

Graduate Student

Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room: E18-524
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA

Phone: (617) 258-8037
Email: kyal at mit dot edu


M.S. Energy Science, Technology, and Policy, Carnegie Mellon University,2019
B.S. Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2018
B.S. Chemistry, Spelman College, 2017

Research Description

I am developing novel metabolic pathways for the production of hydroxy acids – monomer building blocks for biodegradable polymers – in Escherichia coli.