Markus Herrgard | AIChE

Markus Herrgard

Systems Biology Research Scientist
Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability

Until Feb 2008 Markus was a  project scientist in the Systems Biology Research Group at UCSD. And got his Ph.D. from UCSD in 2004 in Bioengineering/Bioinformatics. While at UCSD I worked on the following projectsMarkus is the director of the iLoop Translational Core research unit at the NNF Center for Biosustainability. The iLoop (Iterative Cell Factory Development Loop) unit works on translational projects related to microbial cell factory engineering. The unit consists of four technology platforms led by team leaders providing specialized services to cell factory development projects in the iLoop Unit and at DTU Biosustain. In total, the iLoop Unit employs over 30 interdisciplinary researchers, engineers, and technicians. The iLoop Unit collaborates closely with other DTU Biosustain translational units including Business Development and the Pre-Pilot Plant.


My research work is focused on cell factory design using genome-scale models and mining of big biological datasets.

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