About Carolyn Lee-Parsons
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Cornell University
Dissertation: “The Enhancement of the Productivity of Ajmalicine from Immobilized Catharanthus roseus Cell Cultures,”
Advisor: Prof. Michael L. Shuler
B.S., Summa cum laude, Chemical Engineering, University of Kansas
This research group is applying metabolic engineering principles and methodologies to improve the production of important compounds, i.e. critical plant-derived pharmaceuticals or biofuels, from plant cell & tissue cultures and microalgae cultures.