Jens Nielsen received his PhD in Biochemical Engineering from the Danish Technical University. Currently, he is a professor and head of the Division of Systems and Synthetic Biology at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. His research focuses on understanding metabolic processes in humans and microbes along with developing chemical and protein production pathways in yeast. He is a member of many organizations, including the Academy of Technical Sciences in Denmark, the National Academy of Engineering in USA, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
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Talks with this Speaker
Jens Nielsen discusses how metabolic engineering can be used to produce industrial chemicals in sustainable biological systems. (Talk recorded in June 2015)