Dr. John Tomich is a professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and the Director of the Biotechnology/Proteomics Core Facility at Kansas State University. The Tomich laboratory designs and characterizes synthetic peptides for potential uses as drugs or renewable biomaterials. The lab employs a number of biologic, synthetic, analytic and physical methods to make these characterizations.

Dr. Tomich holds the patent for Branched Amphipathic Oligo-Peptides that Self-Assemble into Vesicles.