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Constance Bailey
Phone 865-974-8658
College College of Arts and Sciences
Center Department of Chemistry
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Constance Bailey’s research focuses on engineering the pathways used by microorganisms to form complex molecules through biosynthesis. Her work carries the potential to create environmentally friendly biomanufacturing processes for products ranging from pharmaceuticals and food additives to chemicals and plastics, with benefits that include reduced dependence on petrochemicals and the creation of new manufacturing jobs in rural areas.