KNAW

Person

Prof.dr.ir. R.H. Wijffels

Current research

(the most recent research is at the top)
Supervisor Dynamics of cholorplast metabolism in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Supervisor Antibody Cell Cultivation and Screening System (ACCESS).
Supervisor Systems Biology of microalgae as photosynthetic platform for tailored production of chemical building blocks and biomass
Supervisor Lipid production in Phaeodactylum tricornutum
Supervisor Cellular mechanisms underlying product quality aspects of a biosimilar antibody
Supervisor AlgaePro4you Foodprotein isolation from algae
Researcher Soft Magnetic Matter for Smart Separations
Supervisor Cultivation and product recovery concepts with Botryococcus braunii
Project leader AlgaePARC
Supervisor Soft magnetic matter for smart separation
Supervisor Screening, testing and optimising algal species on growth and product productivity using different nutrient feedstocks
Supervisor Productivity of antenna mutants in microalgae mass culture
Supervisor Microalgae as photosynthetic cell factories for biofuel production
Supervisor Development of a fermentation process to produce C3-acids from lignocellulose feedstock
Supervisor Selection of native microalgae strains and optimization of the lipid productivity
Project leader Selection of native microalgae strains and optimization of the lipid productivity
Supervisor Proteins form Green Sources: Development of a mild, continuous and scalable technology for protein extraction while keeping its functionality and minimizing the energy requirements
Supervisor Production of PMO with oleaginous yeasts
Supervisor Optimization of microalgal biomass and lipid production in flat panel photobioreactors under outdoor climate conditions aiming biofuels production.
Supervisor Optimization of growth and production of hydrocarbons and polysaccharides for the green microalgae Botryococcus braunii
Supervisor Disruption of single cell biomass as a first step in the recovery of intracellular metabolites
Supervisor Design of a low-cost biofilm-based-photobioreactor for CO2 capture and algal biomass production
Supervisor Performance of outdoor photobioreactors at pilot scale.
Project leader Refining of microalgae
Supervisor Emerald oils: Food-grade oil from microalgae.
Supervisor Increased production of pigments in micro algae.
Supervisor Microalgae to recycle nutrients from urine and UASB-digested blackwater
Supervisor Maximization of photosynthetic efficiency
Supervisor Optimization of lipid production in micro algae
Supervisor For efficient, robust and flexible algae plants; an advanced scenariostudy approach.
Supervisor Carbon dioxide supply to photobioreactors: a biological approach.
Project leader Photosynthetic cell factories

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