Susana Rodríguez-Couto earned her undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering. She teaches at the Polytechnic School of USP since 1983, where she became an Associate Professor in 1997. She has experience in biochemical engineering, and currently, she is working on the development of fermentation processes on solid medium in a bioreactor with a view to modeling and scale enlargement process. She worked on the following subjects: enzyme production under water, cultivation of genetically modified bacterium with a view to high cell density and production of heterologous proteins, and processes for protein purification.
Biography Updated on 12 June 2011