Faculty Profile

Roy Dar

Bioengineering
Roy Dar
Roy Dar
Assistant Professor
  • Bioengineering
  • Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
  • Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology
3225 Digital Computer Lab MC 278
1304 W. Springfield
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 265-0708

Affiliation

  • Bioengineering
  • Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
  • Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology

Primary Research Area

  • Computational and Systems Biology

Education

  • Ph.D. Physics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • B.Sc. Physics and Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Bioengineering, 2015-Present
  • Affiliate Faculty, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 2015-Present
  • Affiliate Faculty, Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology, 2015-Present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Gladstone Institutes, University of California, San Francisco, 2011-2015

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Research Interests

  • Drug Screening
  • Cellular Fate-Determination and State Transitions
  • Viral and Genetic Circuitry
  • Stochastic Gene Expression
  • Single-Cell Biophysics
  • Systems Biology

Research Areas

  • Cellular fate-determination and state transitions
  • Drug screening
  • Gene regulation
  • Noise biology
  • Single-cell biophysics
  • Systems biology
  • Viral and genetic circuitry

Research Topics

  • Computational and Systems Biology

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Honors

  • NIH Career Transition Award (K22), NIAID, NIH (2015)
  • Gordon Research Conference Best Poster Award, Ventura, CA (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Award for Exemplary Leadership, Gladstone Institutes, UCSF (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Award for Scientific Excellence, Gladstone Institutes, UCSF (2014)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA, F32), NIAID, NIH (2012)
  • Paul H. Stelson Fellowship for Professional Promise, University of Tennessee (2011)
  • Sigma Pi Sigma, National Physics Honors Society, University of Tennessee Chapter (2008-2011)