Predictive and Accelerated Metabolic Engineering Network (PAcMEN)

Marie Curie-Innovative Training Networks


Duration: 2016-2020

Coordinator: Technical University of Denmark

Lighting up yeast cell factories by transcription factor-based biosensors - Vasil D'ambrosio, Michael K. Jensen

​​Knowledge of the Neighborhood of the Reactive Site up to Three Atoms Can Predict Biochemistry and Protein Sequences - Homa MohamadiPeyhani, Noushin Hadadi, Ljubisa Miskovic, Marianne Seijo, Vassily Hatzimanikatis

Engineering microbial fatty acid metabolism for biofuels and biochemicals - Eko Roy Marella, Carina Holkenbrink, Varena Siewers, Irina Borodina


Research training


PAcMEN is a European training network, which offers excellent training in biotech research and innovation for 16 talented young scientists. PhD students will carry out cutting-edge research in metabolic engineering, modeling, systems and synthetic biology. In collaboration with industrial partners, they will create novel solutions for sustainable production of fuels and chemicals. The graduates will be prepared through research, business, and entrepreneurship training to launch their careers in industry or academia. 

Research Projects