Dr. Guido Meurer

Vice President,
Unit Head Producer Strain Development
  • Studied Biology at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), Germany, focusing on biochemistry, microbiology and molecular biology
  • PhD thesis with focus on the nature of large multi-functional enzyme complexes in bacterial fatty acid biosynthesis
  • Post-doctoral studies at the Group of Prof. C.R. Hutchinson at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, USA; working on multi-functional and multi-enzyme complexes for bacterial natural product biosynthesis
  • 1997: Group leader at Canadian biotech start-up TerraGen Diversity Inc., employing the newly developed metagenome technology to discover novel biosynthetic pathways for unknown natural products

Guido Meurer at BRAIN Biotech

  • 2000: Project leader to strengthen the BRAIN team for metagenome technology
  • Organized and established a team for microbial producer strain development
  • Since 2003: Head of Technology Unit Producer Strain Development; involved in the respective business development activities
  • Responsible for the overall coordination of the strategic industrial alliance “Zero Carbon Food Print” (ZeroCarbFP), initiated by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • 2013: appointed as Vice President and as authorized signatory of BRAIN Biotech
  • Nearly 25 years professional experience in industrial biotechnology
“I’m very interested in the evolutionary potential of biological systems as well as the application of these systems in the diverse fields of industrial production and technology. Thinking outside the box and thus finding connections between biological systems and industrial fields are my tools on the way to innovative solutions.”

Contact me via business@brain-biotech.com
or feel free to contact me via LinkedIn.

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