University of Stuttgart
Ralf Takors completed his PhD in Biochemical Engineering in 1997 and received Habilitation in Metabolic Engineering in 2004, both at Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH and RWTH Aachen. He has worked at the Evonik Industries till 2009, where he was responsible for bioprocess development, metabolic engineering and systems biology research. In 2009, he became the Head of the Institute of Biochemical Engineering at the University Stuttgart. His research interests are systems metabolic engineering and synthetic biology for the development of novel bioprocesses.