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 a metabolic engineering group at Applied Microbiology and coordinates projects on lignin bioconversion. More information is available here.