University of California
Philipp Zerbe is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Plant Biology, University of California at Davis. His research focuses on the discovery and engineering of specialized terpenoid metabolism in medicinal plants and food crops for developing tools for the production of terpenoid bioproducts with human benefit. For his research, Dr. Zerbe recently received the 2015 Arthur C. Neish Young Investigator Award adn the 2016/17 Hellman Fellowship. Dr. Zerbe received his PhD from the Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) in 2007, followed by positions as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Associate at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada).
Discovery, characterization and engineering of plant terpenoid metabolism