Principal Investigators

Principal Investigators

John MorrisseyJohn Morrissey – Project Coordinator
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland
j.morrissey@ucc.ie
JMorrissey Homepage
Expertise: yeast biotechnology, microbial ecology, microbe-host interactions. Interested in developing new molecular tools and resources for K. marxianus, a strain with interesting metabolic traits and potential utility in biotechnological processes.

Sylvie DequinSylvie Dequin
INRA
Montpellier
France
dequin@supagro.inra.fr
SDequin Homepage
Expertise: genomics, yeast physiology, oenology. Interested in using genomics and system biology approaches to gain an integrated view of the physiology of wine yeast strains.

Paola BranduardiPaola Branduardi
Università degli Studi di Milano-Biccoca
Milan
Italy
paolabranduardi@unimib.it
PBranduardi Homepage
Expertise: genetics and genomics of yeast, industrial microbiology, metabolic engineering. Interested in the chemistry and biotechnology of fermentation.

jens nielsonJens Nielsen
Chalmers University of Technology
Göteborg
Sweden
nielsonj@chalmers.se
JNielsen Homepage
Expertise: yeast genetics,biotechnology, modelling. Interested in developing yeast cell factories for production of advanced biofuels, chemical building blocks and fine chemicals; developing novel tools for metabolic engineering of yeast.

Eckhard BolesEckhard Boles
Goethe-Universität
Frankfurt
Germany
e.boles@bio.uni-frankfurt.de
EBoles Homepage
Expertise: yeast genetics. Interested in engineering microorganisms for the production of advanced biofuels like cellulosic ethanol and butanol and other biobased chemicals from plant waste materials

Brian GibsonBrian Gibson
VTT Technical Research Centre
Espoo
Finland
Brian.gibson@vtt.fi
BGibson Homepage
Expertise: physiology and fermentation in yeast. Interested in stress responses of brewing yeast, yeast transcriptomics during industrial fermentation and genetic stability of brewing yeast.

Gotthard KunzeGotthard Kunze
Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Gatersleben
Germany
kunzeg@ipk-gatersleben.de
GKunze Homepage
Expertise: yeast, heterologous expression. Interested in different yeast species and strains are using different yeast species and strains to investigate degradation pathways of secondary metabolites.

Jack PronkJack Pronk
Delft University of Technology
Delft
The Netherlands
J.T.Pronk@tudelft.nl
JPronk Homepage
Expertise: yeast biotechnology. Interested in quantitative physiology and controlled cultivation of yeasts and fungi; metabolic engineering and synthetic biology; genomics and systems biology

Anne JulienAnne Ortiz-Julien
Lallemand SAS
Toulouse
France
ajulien@lallemand.com
AJulien Homepage
Expertise: yeast biotechnology, oenology. Interested in developing, producing and marketing yeasts, bacteria and ingredients derived from those microorganisms for multiple markets

kenwolfeKen Wolfe
University College Dublin
Dublin
Ireland
kenneth.wolfe@ucd.ie
KWolfe Homepage
Expertise: bioinformatics and genome evolution in yeast.Interested in genome evolution in eukaryotes; gene gain and loss, orphan genes and gene order evolution

HaraldHeiderHarald Heider
Evolva
Reinach
Switzerland
haraldh@evolva.com
HHeider Homepage
Expertise: synthetic biology, yeast engineering. Interested in creating breakthrough products for the food, beverage and health sectors

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