Sophie Vaud
Sophie Vaud

Sophie Vaud

I am a 2nd year PhD student and the main objective of my project is to develop flexible, efficient and easy-to-use genome engineering tools for Cupriavidus necator, one of our bacterial chassis able to grow on carbon dioxide. These molecular tools will then be used to engineer, fine-tune and implement metabolic pathways within the bacterium, for example to improve the production of high-valued chemicals from carbon dioxide fermentation. Further on, high-throughput editing of the genome of C. necator will be automated with robotic equipment and adapted for a broad-host use. This work is carried out jointly with Vanisha Patel, who started her PhD at the same time and who is focusing on the computational approach of the project.



  • Sophie Vaud

    Sophie Vaud

  • Alexandra Schindl

    Alexandra Schindl

  • Christopher Stead

    Christopher Stead

  • Joshua Petch

    Joshua Petch

  • Vanisha Patel

    Vanisha Patel

  • Erik Hanko

    Erik Hanko

  • Stylianos Grigoriou

    Stylianos Grigoriou