Institutions: UNIBI: Bielefeld Universityhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6100-9135
Institutions: Wageningen University & Researchhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3091-3962
I'm currently a PhD student in Laboratory of Systems and Synthetic Biology in Wageningen University & Research. My project involves using genome scale metabolic modelling to understand and improve chemical production capacities of microorganism.
Projects: Sustainable co-production
Institutions: University of Rostockhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5393-3267
Institutions: Wageningen University & Research
Projects: Not specified
Institutions: Not specifiedhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4790-7377
Team leader "Quantitative Microbial Phenotyping"
Institute of Bio- and Geosciences, IBG-1: Biotechnology
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
52425 Jülich, Germany
Since 1st of January 2015 I am Professor in synthetic biology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) institute of biotechnology. Before that I was research director in the non-profit research institution SINTEF. My major research activities are within microbial molecular biology, mainly combining metabolic engineering, synthetic biology and systems biology to develop microbial cell factories, and focusing both on the products and on the raw materials. The research includes
Projects: SysMO DB, Whole body modelling of glucose metabolism in malaria patients, Manchester Institute for Biotechnology, FAIRDOM, ICYSB 2015 - International Practical Course in Systems Biology, GenoSysFat, DigiSal, FAIRDOM user meeting, FAIRDOM Templateshttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4958-0184
Interested in systems + synthetic biology, biotechnology, mountaineering, swimming, running, and the occasional cup of tea. Once diagnosed as an ENFP.
Expertise: Clostridium, carbon metabolism, bacterial metabolism, Clostridial Genetics, Metabolic Engineering, Anaerobic Microbiology, Synthetic Biology, Systems Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology
I'm an experimentalist 'Pre-doc' (I still have to finish my PhD thesis) and my work on the COSMIC project will focus on setting up a metabolomic analysis method for Clostridium acetobutylicum.
In the past I have worked on metabolic engineering of the same organism by disrupting genes to asses their impact on acid and solvent formation.
I'm looking forward to joining the COSMIC web-community. It hopefully will all us to stay in touch and update each other on advances in the (computer)lab.
A molecular microbiologist with a passion for Clostridia! Interested in the development of more effective countermeasures (diagnosis, prevention & treatment) against pathogens, specifically Clostridium difficile and Clostridium botulinum as well as the exploitation of the medical and industrial properties of beneficial strains, specifically in cancer therapy and biofuel production