EBI Personnel Directory Curado, Raissa E.

Biomass Depolymerization

Raissa Estrela Curado

r.estrela@berkeley.edu

 

 

Program(s)

Neurospora crassa as a Model for Mechanisms of Plant Biomass Conversion to Biofuels

This program studies the degradation of cellulosic biomass by the model fungus Neurospora crassa.  The group analyzes N. crassa growth on plant biomass using a combination of systems biology, synthetic biology, and mechanistic enzymology.