Friday, December 2, 2016 – 9:30, room U4-8, Building U4,
Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 4, 20126 Milan, Italy
Verena Siewers, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
Verena Siewers is a project leader in the division of Systems and Synthetic Biology at the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering.
Her main research interest is the application of yeast as a cell factory for sustainable production of a variety of chemicals as well as advanced biofuels. This also includes the development of synthetic biology tools to improve the construction of efficient yeast strains.
Verena Siewers is furthermore involved in the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability and the FORMAS Center for Metabolic Engineering.