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Pablo Leivar Rico, PhD

Associate Professor
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RESEARCH LINES

  • Synthetic Biology and Molecular Biotechnology of Photosynthetic Microalgae:
    • Genetic and metabolic engineering of microalgae for the sustainable production of high-value bioproducts.
    • Engineering of glycolipid metabolism in the chloroplast of the green microalgae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    • Optogenetic control of gene expression as a tool for synthetic biology
    • Plant photosensor systems based on phytochrome photoreceptors (phy) and phy-interacting transcription factors (PIFs)

 

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GQBB

Grup de Química Biològica i Biotecnològica

School of Engineering

Biological and Biotechnological Chemistry

Its activity focuses on the identification and molecular analysis of proteins and enzymes as therapeutic targets, together with the design and application of enzymes in biocatalysis and biotechnology with microorganisms.

LATEST PROJECTS

RHAMNOALGA (Sustainable Production of valuable RhamnoLipid biosurfactants in green microalgae)

Development of new biotechnological applications of microalgae
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Research Group Link:
Biological and Biotechnological Chemistry (GQBB)
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PAU LEIVAR

04/04/2021
Profesor del Departamento de Bioingeniería i miembro del Grupo de Química Biológica y Biotecnología (GQBB) de IQS School of Engineering.
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