Dr. Patrick Lorenz

Strategic Initiatives
Patrick Lorenz
  • Born in 1962
  • Diploma in Biology from Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
  • PhD at the University of Basel (group of Dr. Bruno Betschart, Zoology, Swiss Tropical Institute)
  • Research as Senior Research Scientist in the multinational research group of Prof. Clayton at the Center for Molecular Biology of the University of Heidelberg; topics included biogenesis of organelles in the parasite Trypanosoma brucei
  • 1998 to 2007: Unit Head “Enzyme Technology” at BRAIN: development of the metagenomics platform / supervision of industrial collaborations and BMBF-funded R&D projects
  • 2007 to 2018: Department Head Molecular Biology at AB Enzymes, Darmstadt
  • 2018: MBA Essentials at the London School of Economics and self-employed Industrial Biotechnology Consultant
  • 2019: New Business Development Manager for the Enzymes division of the Business Unit “Nutrition & Health” at BRAIN
  • Since 2020 at BRAIN responsible for the area “Strategic Initiatives BioScience”
  • Since October 2023: Director Strategic Initiatives


  • Over 20 years of experience in the industry, especially in the area of biotechnology and molecular biology
  • Microbial expression (Bacillus, Trichoderma, Aspergillus)
  • Gene mining
  • Enzymes

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

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