Tobias Erb

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Tobias Erb

Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Winner Merck Future Insight Prize 2022

Our fundamental long-term research approach starts showing fruits. My research team currently aims at deploying our technology in different setups to unlock the full potential of synthetic CO2 fixation. Research in our lab interfaces biology and chemistry and centers on the discovery, function and engineering of novel carbon-dioxide-converting enzymes and their further use in engineered and artificial photosynthesis. By that we aim to provide novel solutions for improved carbon capture in biotechnology, agriculture and synthetic chemistry.
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