Fungal Cell Factories

Former organisational unit. 13/10/2015. Taken over by Yeast Cell Factories


Organisation profile

Within this section, that is located at Chalmers University of Technology, we are developing novel technologies to advance the development of yeast cell factories. This involves:

  1. the construction of detailed metabolic models,
  2. the development of novel synthetic biology tools that will allow for rapid reconstruction of heterologous pathways in yeast,
  3. development of yeast cells with an expanded substrate range, i.e. pentoses and carbohydrate polymers, and
  4. advancement of a pipeline for use of directed evolution to identify metabolic engineering targets. 

The section is headed by Professor Jens Nielsen.


Contact information

Fremtidsvej 3
  • Phone: +45 4525 8000
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  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

    ISSNs: 0175-7598, 0175-7598

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1432-0614

    Springer, Germany

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, BFI (2015): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2015): 1.262 1.17

    Central database


  • Biotechnology Journal

    ISSNs: 1860-6768, 1860-6768

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1860-7314

    Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Germany

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, BFI (2015): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2015): 1.185 0.834

    Central database


  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology

    ISSNs: 0099-2240, 0099-2240

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1070-6291

    American Society for Microbiology, United States

    ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes, BFI (2015): BFI-level 2, Scopus rating (2015): 1.891 1.308

    Central database


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