Synthetic biology to streamline the metabolism of C. necator
toward the production of rare amino acids and proteins
Prof. Dr. Gerrit J. Poelarends and Dr. Sandy Schmidt
RWTH Aachen University; LegenDairy Foods GmbH
I have a background in Industrial Biotechnologies, focused on molecular biology in yeasts.
My scientific interests:
I am interested in genetic manipulation of autotrophic organisms, to create products using CO2 as a resource.
Hiking, yoga, calligraphy, music. May have random bursts of passion for unexpected topics.
If I would not have become a scientist I might have become a …
Probably an engineer
I really do not like …
Bad color palettes
I can get really enthusiastic about …
Musicals, historical handwriting and turtleneck sweaters