A. Xiyal Mukund

Stanford MSTP G4 | Bintu lab | She/her ūüŹ≥ÔłŹ‚Äć‚ößÔłŹ | My name is pronounced zee-Y'ALL


I am an MD/PhD student working in the Bintu lab, building theoretical and experimental tools to harness chromatin-mediated gene regulation for better mammalian cell engineering. I am supported by the Tusher Family Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship, Bio-X. My interests include mammalian synthetic biology, transgender healthcare and liberation, and data science/visualization.

Before coming to Stanford, I studied Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics at Duke University. At Duke, I worked on building efficient and provably correct algorithms for computational structure-based protein design in the lab of Bruce Donald.

selected publications

  1. High-throughput functional characterization of combinations of transcriptional activators and repressors
    Adi X. Mukund, Josh Tycko, Sage J. Allen, Stephanie A. Robinson, Cecelia Andrews, Connor H. Ludwig, Kaitlyn Spees, Michael C. Bassik, and Lacramioara Bintu
    Dec 2022
  2. Temporal signaling, population control, and information processing through chromatin-mediated gene regulation
    Adi Mukund, and Lacramioara Bintu
    Journal of Theoretical Biology, Feb 2022