Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece

Christina Ν. Economou

Postdoctoral researcher of LBEET in the field of Environmental Biotechnology, holding a BSc in Environmental Sciences and a PhD in Biofuel Production from Microorganisms (Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Management, University of Ioannina, Greece).

She has significant experience both in the biotechnological single cell oil production by microorganisms as well as in the biological treatment of wastewaters in bioreactors. Her research interests have also focused on valorization of spent mushroom substrate through recovery of valuable oxidative enzymes and additional mushroom production. In addition, she has knowledge in the development of kinetic models concerning microorganisms’ growth for lipid accumulation into microbial mass and she has worked as researcher and postdoctoral researcher in several scientific projects.