Sean Su

Sean Su, PhD Director of Research & Innovation

As Director of Research & Innovation of Tyton Bio, Sean is leading research design, analytics, and intellectual property (IP) management for the company. He is a microbiologist with expertise in protein engineering and bioinformatics, and is Tyton’s resident expert in genetic modification of tobacco and other plant species.

Prior to Tyton Bio, Sean worked in vector construction / expression technologies at Syngenta. He earned his PhD in Microbiology / Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from National Taiwan University, and he completed his postdoctoral work with Prof. Clyde A. Hutchison III and Prof. Morgan C. Giddings at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.