Biochemical Engineering


Dr Stefanie Frank

Lecturer in Synthetic Biology

  • stefanie.frank@ucl.ac.uk
  • Graduated from the Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena (Germany)
  • Came to the UK in 2001 to work as a research technician in the group of Prof David Becker (UCL)
  • Studied for a PhD in Biochemistry under the supervision of Prof Martin Warren (QMUL) elucidating the Vitamin B12 biosynthetic pathway
  • Postdoctoral study at University of Kent worked on engineering of bacterial microcompartments for potential biotechnology applications.
  • Awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship in 2013


As a lecturer in Synthetic Biology Stefanie will work on the design and industrial application of enzyme localisation technologies with the aim to synthesise bio-therapeutic proteins and small molecule drugs. Her contribution to teaching will be in the areas of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology.

Dr Stefanie Frank

Dr Stefanie Frank

Dr Stefanie Frank


  • Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Synthetic Biology
    Dept of Biochemical Engineering
    Faculty of Engineering Science

Joined UCL