Tal Danino

  • Program Years: 2006-2010
  • Academic Institution: University of California, San Diego
  • Field of Study: Dynamics of Systems Biology
  • Academic Advisor: Jeff Hasty
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2008)
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2010)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, 2011
    B.S. Chemistry, B.S. Math, and B.S. Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005

Current Status

  • Status: Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University
  • Research Area: Systems & Synthetic Biology
  • Personal URL: http://daninolab.nyc


Luna, J., Scheel, T., Danino, T., Shaw, K., Takacs, C., Mele, A., Fak, J., Nishiuchi, E., Cantanese, M., Rice, C., Darnell, R. Hepatitis C virus RNA functionally sequesters miR-122. Cell 160(6), 1099–1110 (2015)

Danino, T.*, Prindle, A.*, Kwong, G., Skalak, M., Li, H., Allen, K., Hasty, J., and Bhatia, S. Programmable Probiotics: Gene Circuit Chaperones for Non-invasive Cancer Detection. Sci. Transl. Med. 7, 289ra84 (2015)

Danino, T.*, Prindle, A.*, Hasty, J., and Bhatia, S. Measuring growth and gene expression dynamics of tumor-targeted S. typhimurium bacteria. Journal of Visualized Experiments 77, e50540 (2013)
Prindle, A., Selimkhanov, J.S., Danino, T., Samayoa, P., Goldberg, A., Bhatia, S., and Hasty, J. Synthetic biology in clinically relevant microbes. ACS Synthetic biology 1(10), 458-464 (2012)

Danino, T., Lo, J., Prindle, A., Hasty, J., and Bhatia, S. In vivo gene expression dynamics from tumor-targeted bacteria. ACS Synthetic biology 1(10), 465-470 (2012)
Cookson, N.A.*, Mather, W.H.*, Danino, T., Mondragón-Palomino, O., Williams, R. J., Tsimring, L. S., and Hasty, J. Queueing up for enzymatic processing: Correlated signaling through coupled degradation. Molecular Systems Biology 7:561, (2011)

Prindle, A.*, Samayoa, P.*, Razinkov, I., Danino, T., Tsimring, L.S. and Hasty, J. Sensing array of radically coupled genetic biopixels. Nature 481, 39-44 (2011)

Mondragon-Palomino, O., Danino, T., Selimkhanov, J., Tsimring, L.S., and Hasty, J. Entrainment of a population of synthetic genetic oscillators. Science 333(6047), 1315-1319 (2011)

Boyer, D., Mather, W., Mondragon-Palomino, O., Orozco-Fuentes, S., Danino, T., Hasty, J., and Tsimring, L. S. Buckling instability in ordered bacterial colonies. Physical Biology 8, 026008 (2011)

Danino,T., Volfson, D., Bhatia, S., Tsimring, L., and Hasty, J. In-silico pattern formation of vascular mesenchymal stem-cells in three-dimensions. PLoS ONE 6(5), e20182 (2011)

Mather, W., Mondragon-Palomino, O., Danino, T., Hasty, J., and Tsimring, L.S. Streaming instability in growing cell populations.
Physical Review Letters 104(20), 208101 (2010)

Danino, T.*, Mondragon-Palomino, O.*, Tsimring, L., and Hasty, J. A synchronized quorum of genetic clocks. Nature 463, 326-330 (2010)