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Dr. Karen POLIZZI Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London


2001-2005 Ph.D Student, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
2005-2006 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
2006-2008 Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter
2008-2014 Lecturer and RCUK Fellow, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London
since 2014 Senior Lecturer, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial Collge London


Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation, Imperial College London
Co-Director of the Synthetic Biology and the Physical Cell Special Interest Group, Society for Experimental Biology
BioProNet Network in Biotechnology
American Institute of Chemical Engineers


Moore SJ, Lai HE, Kelwick RJ, Chee SM, Bell DJ, Polizzi KM, Freemont PSet al., EcoFlex: A Multifunctional MoClo Kit for E. coli Synthetic Biology., ACS Synth Biol, 2016
Polizzi KM, Kontoravdi C, Genetically-encoded biosensors for monitoring cellular stress in bioprocessing, Current Opinion in Biotechnology, Vol: 31, 2014, 50-56, ISSN: 1879-0429
Arpino JAJ, Hancock EJ, Anderson J, Barahona M, Stan G-BV, Papachristodoulou A, Polizzi Ket al., 2013, Tuning the dials of Synthetic Biology, MICROBIOLOGY-SGM, Vol: 159, Pages: 1236-1253, ISSN: 1350-0872
Behjousiar A, Kontoravdi C, Polizzi KM, In Situ Monitoring of Intracellular Glucose and Glutamine in CHO Cell Culture, PLOS ONE, Vol: 7, 2012, ISSN: 1932-6203