Institutions: Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research Braunschweig
I am an engineer with a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering and had been working on dynamic modeling of mammalian cell culture fermentation in London for three years before moving into simulation of microbial systems. In this PSYSMO project I am mainly involved in modeling of PHAs synthesis. I am also a PAL since May 2009 - 2011 to coordinate data management and general communication among all 17 partners.
Expertise: Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Bacillus subtilis, regulation of gene expression, carbon metabolism, Clostridium, carbon catabolite regulation in Gram positive bacteria, mRNA, overflow metabolism in Bacillus
Tools: Genetic modification, cultivation, northern blot analysis, Molecular biology techniques (RNA/DNA), Optimal experimental design, absolute quantification, qRT-PCR, reporter gene analyses, Western blot analyses, microbiology techniques