Christian is a postdoctoral researcher in Ralph Bock's lab. His research is focused on the development of synthetic biology tools for engineering plant chloroplasts. Christian has served as US-EU Liaison Officer of SynBERC SPA since 2013 and founded EUSynBioS in 2014.
MPI MARBURG, WEB OFFICER 2018
Stefano is a PhD Student in Hannes Link’s group at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology & LOEWE Research Center for Synthetic Microbiology (SYNMIKRO) in Marburg. His research is aimed at unravelling the dynamics of bacterial metabolism, blending systems and synthetic biology methods.
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, POLICY OFFICER 2018
Adam is a PhD student in the groups of Prof. Takano and Prof. Breitling in the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology of the University of Manchester. He works on the production of antibiotics in Streptomyces species by systems and synthetic biology approaches. Adam is interested in entrepreneurship in biotech, ethics and science communication.
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, INDUSTRY LIAISON OFFICER 2018
Jo is a postdoctoral researcher in the Kell group at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester. She works on using synthetic biology for the directed evolution of new or enhanced biocatalysts. A chemist by training, her interests lie in developing new ways to use synthetic biology to solve problems in chemistry, in particular with a view to driving sustainability in the chemical industries.
CNB-CSIC MADRID, INDUSTRY LIAISON OFFICER 2018
Huseyin is a PhD student under supervision of Victor de Lorenzo, at the Spanish National Center for Biotechnology, Madrid (CNB-CSIC). His research consists of several aspects of empowering and enhancing the model organism Pseudomonas putida, where his objective is to bring standards for the synthetic biology research of Pseudomonas putida and to make it a desirable biosensor platform for exploitation in the environmental and industrial applications.
INSA TOULOUSE, EVENTS OFFICER 2018
Cléa is a PhD student in synthetic biology at the Laboratory of Biological Systems and Chemical Engineering (LISBP) in Toulouse. She works on the construction of a synthetic pathway for the conversion of lignocellulosic sugars into glycolic acid. Her research is focused on enzymatic and metabolic engineering to develop new biological production chains, alternative to conventional ones.
ETH ZÜRICH, COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER 2018
Daniel is a PhD student in Martin Fussenegger's group at the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE) of ETH Zurich. Using mammalian cells, he is building synthetic gene switches for the treatment strategies of the future. His interests lie in the impact of synthetic biology on research and health care as well as science communication.
Pavel Dvořák (retired)
CNB-CSIC MADRID, ENGAGEMENT OFFICER 2018
Pavel is currently a postdoctoral researcher in Victor de Lorenzo's lab at CNB-CSIC, Madrid. He is interested in biodegradation of polluting chemicals and biotechnological valorization of lignocellulosic waste using engineered bacterial chassis based on Pseudomonas putida KT2440. As an Engagement Officer he aims to communicate the activities of EUSynBioS to less-represented scientific communities across the European research landscape.
Dorothee Krafft (inactive)
MPI MAGDEBURG, ACADEMIC OFFICER 2018
Dorothee is a PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems in Magdeburg. She works on chemical modification of proteins and photoswitches. She is interested in bottom-up synthetic biology and in connecting scientists working on all branches of synthetic biology.