Research fellow, University of Cordoba
Spain, originally from France
Dr Alexandra Dubini studied and obtained her PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of East Anglia, UK (2005). She worked 10 years (2005-2015) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL, USA) as a research scientist where she focussed on understanding the metabolic pathways involved in biofuel production, from green algae, and more specifically hydrogen production. She is a well-known expert in this field and authored many scientific publications. She recently expended her work to waste water bioremediation using algae bacteria consortia. She is working in collaboration with many laboratories around the world and is eager to promote algae as the next source of energy and valuable products for more sustainable solutions. She often commits in outreach activities and coaching of students, including collaboration with the NASA. Moreover, she is entitled as a yoga teacher and massage therapist. In her free time Alexandra loves dancing, skiing and traveling.