Gisele Passador-Gurgel, Ph.D.
Dr. Gisele Passador-Gurgel, a teaching assistant professor with BTEC, is a specialist in functional genomics and molecular biology applied to biomanufacturing. She has designed and is the primary instructor for three BTEC hands-on courses on Expression Systems in Biomanufacturing and Insect Cells Protein Expression. She also serves as instructor on fermentation and industrial microbiology courses at NCSU and is the coordinator for the introductory course on Drug Development and Careers in Biomanufacturing. Her primary research interests involve genomic analysis of animal and microbial behavior and development of expression systems for proteins of industrial applications. Her work has wide application in biotechnology, contemporary chemical engineering, evolutionary genetics, and the pharmaceutical industry.