Elaine ShaplandView all speakers
Elaine Shapland is a Scientist at Amyris, where microbes are engineered to produce sustainable alternatives to a variety of consumer products. Her work across several projects has focused on advancing the industrial synthetic biology platform and speeding up the design-build-test cycle. She has successfully translated bench scale proof of concept experiments to integrated high throughput workflows.
She is also interested in how to best mentor, coach and educate scientific researchers at all levels so that they can work to their greatest potential. Previously she was at the University of California, Berkeley, where she received her Ph.D. in microbiology with Dr. Kathleen Ryan. Her doctoral research described the first essential tyrosine phosphatase in a bacterium and its effects on membrane structure during cell division.