Marie Gorwa-Grauslund, is professor at the division of Applied Microbiology since 2009. She obtained a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Genetics in 1996 from INSA (National Institute of Applied Sciences) in Toulouse, France. Her research deals with the development of tailor-made biocatalysts for the production of bulk and specialty chemicals from renewable resources. She is notably heading the yeast metabolic engineering group at Applied Microbiology and currently coordinates the SSF-funded project on lignin valorization. MGG is also actively participating to several EU-funded projects. More information is available here.