Verena Siewers, PhD

Verena Siewers, PhD

Docent, Microbial Synthetic Biology
siewers [at] chalmers.se
de Germany

Verena Siewers is a Senior Researcher at the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering in the Systems and Synthetic Biology Division. 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 Co-PI at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability and the FORMAS Center for Metabolic Engineering.


Education and degrees

2000 Diploma (Biology), University of Münster, Germany
2004 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Münster, Germany
2016 Docent (Microbial Synthetic Biology), Chalmers


Employments

2001-2005 Research Associate, Department of Biology, University of Münster, Germany
2005-2008 PostDoc, Department of Systems Biology, Technical University of Denmark
2008-2010 PostDoc, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chalmers
2010-2012 Project leader, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chalmers
2012-2016 Researcher, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chalmers
2017-          Senior researcher, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers


Publications

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