Gembloux Agro BioTech, University of Liege
Patrick Fickers has completed a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Liège (Belgium). After a postdoc at Polytech’Lille (France), he joined in 2005 the Centre of Protein Engineering (Liège, Belgium) as a FNRS fellow. Form 2009 until 2014, he was an Associated Professor at Université libre de Bruxelles and the head of the Biotechnology and Bioprocess Unit. Since 2015, he is a Professor at Gembloux Agro BioTech, University of Liege, in the Microbial Processes and Interactions.Adjunct Professor at Ton Duc Thang University (Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam).
He has published more than 40 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and 6 book chapters. His researches focus on the development of yeast and bacterial strains by metabolic engineering and on process development in bioreactor for the production of compounds of biotechnological interest.