Heleen De Wever obtained a PhD in Applied Biological Sciences in 1995. In 2001, she joined the Business Unit of Separation and Conversion Technology at VITO. She is currently leading VITO's biotechnology team which focusses on two main research lines. The first one is bioprocess intensification. Technological approaches include the combination of separation technology with bioconversions for high cell density fermentations, in-situ product recovery, enzyme immobilization and/or selective product ...
Institutions: UAB - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelonahttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5626-429X
Expertise: Metabolic engineering, metabolic modelling, systems biology, MFA, Mathematical Modelling, Fluxomics, Microbiology, Closed ecologycal systems, Pichia pastoris, photosynthetic bacteria, Kinetic modelling
Tools: Fermentation, Metabolomics, Model organisms, Microbiology, Mathematical Modelling, Matlab, ODE, Computational and theoretical biology, metabolic flux analysis, COBRA, Copasi, RAVEN, metabolic modelling