John Morrissey – Project Coordinator
University College Cork
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.
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.
Università degli Studi di Milano-Biccoca
Expertise: genetics and genomics of yeast, industrial microbiology, metabolic engineering. Interested in the chemistry and biotechnology of fermentation.
Chalmers University of Technology
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.
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
VTT Technical Research Centre
Expertise: physiology and fermentation in yeast. Interested in stress responses of brewing yeast, yeast transcriptomics during industrial fermentation and genetic stability of brewing yeast.
Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
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.
Delft University of Technology
Expertise: yeast biotechnology. Interested in quantitative physiology and controlled cultivation of yeasts and fungi; metabolic engineering and synthetic biology; genomics and systems biology
Expertise: yeast biotechnology, oenology. Interested in developing, producing and marketing yeasts, bacteria and ingredients derived from those microorganisms for multiple markets
University College Dublin
Expertise: bioinformatics and genome evolution in yeast.Interested in genome evolution in eukaryotes; gene gain and loss, orphan genes and gene order evolution
Expertise: synthetic biology, yeast engineering. Interested in creating breakthrough products for the food, beverage and health sectors