Prof Victor de Lorenzo
Head of Systems Biology Program, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, CSIC
- Environmental microbiology
- Metabolic engineering
- Pseudomonas putida biology and biotechnology
FEMS Expert: Prof Victor de Lorenzo
Prof Victor De Lorenzo is a lead researcher within the Systems Biology Program at the Centro Nacional de Biotecnología (CSIC) in Madrid. His current research focus involves deep engineering of soil bacteria both as cell factories for industrial biotransformations and as agents for environmental bioremediation and valorisation of toxic waste. Other areas of research include environmental microbiology, metabolic engineering, Pseudomonas putida biology and biotechnology, gene expression regulation, synthetic (micro)biology, and global warming.
Victor has published over 300 scientific publications in Microbial Biotechnology and Molecular Microbiology Journals. He was awarded the King Jaime I Prize to Environmental protection (2001).