Dr. Ric Anthony specializes in molecular genetics, ribosome structure and function, and protein synthesis. He co-leads Rose-Hulman’s International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team and works with students in the Synthetic Biology Laboratory doing a variety of research, including a multi-disciplinary project to determine if algae could be a source of biodiesel and an iGEM team focusing on synthetic biology and gene manipulation.

Teaching Interests

  • Cell biology
  • Molecular genetics
  • Synthetic biology

Research Interests

  • Ribosome structure and function
  • Antibiotic resistance and sensitivity
  • Synthetic biology


  • PHD, University of Illinois-Chicago, 1995
  • BS, Loyola University, 1986
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