LOEWE Zentrum für
Insektenbiotechnologie
& Bioressourcen

Doreen Gerlach

Dr.

Gruppenleiterin

Telefon: +49 641 309-2634

E-Mail: doreen.gerlach@ime.fraunhofer.de

Raum: D10.115

Gebäude: THM

Kurzlebenslauf

06/2017 Namensänderung (Heerd zu Gerlach)
seit 2016 Gruppenleiterin am Fraunhofer IME (Gießen, DE)
2015 Postdoc am Institut für Bioverfahrenstechnik und Pharmazeutische Technologie, THM (Gießen, DE)
2013–2015 Postdoc im Rahmen eines Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN) „PHOTO.COMM“ an der University of Copenhagen,
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (Kopenhagen, DK) und beim Industriepartner Algae Biotech (Weesp, NL)
2008–2013

Promotion an der Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH (Bremen, DE)

„Pectinolytic Enzymes of Aspergillus sojae: The Impact of Bioprocessing Strategy on Solid-State Production and Downstream Processing of Polygalacturonase”
2003–2008

Biotechnologiestudium an der Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg (Hamburg, DE)

2007–2008 Diplomarbeit am Karl-Winnacker-Institut der DECHEMA e.V. (Frankfurt/Main, DE)

„Untersuchungen zur biotechnologischen Perillasäureproduktion im integrierten Bioprozess“

Forschungsinteressen

  • Entwicklung von Prozessen zur fermentativen Herstellung von Biomoleküle
  • Rekombinante Proteinexpression
  • Downstream Processing

Publikationen

Mata-Gómez MA, Heerd D, Oyanguren-García I, Barbero F, Rito-Palomares M, Fernández-Lahore M (2015) A novel pectin-degrading enzyme complex from Aspergillus sojae ATCC 20235 mutants. Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture, 95 (7) , 1554–1561.
Heerd D, Diercks-Horn S, Fernández-Lahore M (2014) Efficient polygalacturonase production from agricultural and agro-industrial residues by solid-state culture of Aspergillus sojae under optimized conditions. SpringerPlus, 3:742 , 1–14.
Heerd D, Tari C, Fernández-Lahore M (2014) Microbial strain improvement for enhanced polygalacturonase production by Aspergillus sojae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98 (17) , 7471–7481.
Demir H, Göğüş N, Tari C, Heerd D, Fernandez-Lahore M (2012) Optimization of the process parameters for the utilization of orange peel to produce polygalacturonase by solid-state fermentation from an Aspergillus sojae mutant strain Turkish Journal of Biology, 36 (4) , 394–404.
Heerd D, Yegin S, Tari C, Fernandez-Lahore M (2012) Pectinase enzyme-complex production by Aspergillus spp. in solid-state fermentation: A comparative study. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 90 (2) , 102–110.
Mirata MA, Heerd D, Schrader J (2009) Integrated bioprocess for the oxidation of limonene to perillic acid with Pseudomonas putida DSM 12264. Process Biochemistry, 44 (7) , 764–771.