Fabíola C. Zuchi

Fabíola C. Zuchi

(Project Manager)

University of Groningen (RUG)
Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy
Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Biology
Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713AV Groningen
The Netherlands

Key expertise

Fabíola Zuchi holds a degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of São Paulo. She developed her interest in biocatalysis and sustainability during her time in the Top Master’s program in Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Innovation at the University of Groningen. In the course of her Ph.D., she conducted different projects under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Gerrit J. Poelarends that aimed to investigate, engineer, and apply enzymes for greener and more sustainable synthesis of pharmaceutical building blocks. Since June 2023, she works as Project Manager for the BiodeCCodiNNg HORIZON-MSCA-DN, led by Dr. Sandy Schmidt.

Hosting Institution

RUG is an ambitious international research university with strong roots in the north of the Netherlands. RUG creates and shares knowledge through its outstanding research, scholarship and education. With an academic tradition dating back to 1614 and a rich heritage, RUG is a unique academic community with a strong sense of belonging and a culture of innovative education and research. RUG has a strong research program in the life sciences/biotechnology area and is currently in or around the top 100 on several influential ranking lists.

The Chemical and Pharmaceutical Biology Department (CBP) is represented by an enthusiastic group of researchers from different parts of the world. CBP has a strong (inter)national position in the area of enzyme discovery, characterization, promiscuity, engineering, and biocatalysis. A great part of the research projects is done in cooperation with international research labs and industry.