Dr Jose Jimenez

Senior Lecturer in Synthetic Biology
+44 (0)1483 684557
10 AX 01

Academic and research departments

School of Biosciences and Medicine.



Research interests

Research collaborations


Postgraduate research supervision

My publications


Kim J., Darlington A.P., Salvador M., Utrilla J. and Jimenez J.I. (2020). Trade-offs between gene expression, growth and phenotypic diversity in microbial populations. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 62:29-37
Salvador M., Abdulmutalib U., Gonzalez J., Kim J., Smith A.A., Faulon J-L., Wei R., Zimmermann W. and Jimenez J.I. (2019). Microbial genes for a circular and sustainable bio-PET economy. Genes. 10 (5), 373
Darlington A.P., Kim J., Jimenez J.I. and Bates D.G. (2018). Engineering translational allocation controllers: Mechanistic models, design guidelines, and potential biological implementations. ACS Synth Biol. 7:2485-2496
Darlington A.P., Kim J., Jimenez J.I.* and Bates D.G. (*co-corresponding author) (2018). Dynamic allocation of orthogonal ribosomes facilitates uncoupling of co-expressed genes. Nature Comm. 9:695
Cavaliere M., Fang S. Soyer O. and Jimenez J.I. (2017). Cooperation in microbial communities and their biotechnological applications. Environ. Microbiol. 19:2949-2963
Qian Y., Huang HH., Jimenez J.I. and Del Vecchio D. (2017). Resource competition shapes the response of genetic circuits. ACS Synth. Biol. 6:1263–1272
Darlington A.P., Kim J., Jimenez J.I. and Bates D.G. (2017). Design of a translation resource allocation controller to manage cellular resource limitations, proceedings of the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). 50(1):12653-12660
Jimenez J.I. (2017). Shedding light on the black box models of the cell. Microb. Biotechnol. 10(1):43-45
Kim J., Salvador M., Saunders E., Gutierrez J., Avignone-Rossa C. and Jimenez J.I. (2016). Properties of alternative microbial hosts used in Synthetic Biology: Towards the modular design of a chassis. Essays. Biochem. 60(4):303-313
Avendaño R., Chaves N., Fuentes P., Sanchez E., Jimenez J.I. and Chavarria M. (2016). Production of selenium nanoparticles in Pseudomonas putida KT2440. Sci Rep. 6:37155
Xulvi-Brunet R., Campbell G.W., Rajamani S., Jimenez J.I. and Chen I.A. (2016). Computational analysis of fitness landscapes and evolutionary networks from in vitro evolution experiments. Methods. 106:86-96
Jimenez J.I., Fraile S., Zafra O. and de Lorenzo V. (2015). Phenotypic knockouts of selected metabolic pathways by targeting enzymes with camel derived nanobodies (VHHs).Metab Eng. 30:40-48
Gyorgy A., Jimenez J.I., Yazbek J., Huang H.H., Chung H., Weiss R. and Del Vecchio D. (2015). Isocost lines describe the cellular economy of genetic circuits. Biophys J. 109(3):639-646