Anthony Sinskey

Professor, Department of Biology; Co-Director, Malaysia-MIT Biotechnology Partnership Program Faculty; Director, MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation

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Anthony J. Sinskey is a professor of microbiology in MIT’s Department of Biology, co-director of the Malaysia-MIT Biotechnology Partnership Program and faculty director of the MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation. He conducts interdisciplinary research in metabolic engineering focusing on the fundamental physiology, biochemistry and molecular genetics of important organisms. He is well known in the biopharmaceutical industry and has helped co-found several biotechnology companies, including Genzyme Corp., Natural Pharmaceuticals, Metabolix, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, and Tepha. He has given more than 300 presentations at scientific meetings in the U.S. and abroad, and has received 31 issued patents and published more than 350 scientific papers in leading peer-reviewed journals for biology, metabolic engineering, and biopolymer engineering. He earned an ScD from MIT.