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Deze Kong

Deze Kong

Deze Kong

Graduate Voice & Influence Program, 2018-19

Deze is a fourth-year bioengineering PhD candidate, advised by Professor Christina Smolke. Her research revolves around microbial production of valuable plant-derived medicines; specifically, she develops high-throughput technologies to improve enzyme activities for more efficient drug biosynthesis in yeast. Deze holds an MS in bioengineering from Stanford and a BEng in biomedical engineering from Imperial College London.