Guadalupe holds a first class BSc in biology and is currently pursuing an MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise at the University of Manchester. Her work focuses on developing methods for the production of industrial proteins in microalgae. She has experience in synthetic biology as a result of participating in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition, where her team won the gold medal and the best model prize for their work on the â€œAlcoPatchâ€. Guadalupe is passionate about synthetic biology, bioenergy, entrepreneurship and public engagement. In her free time, she enjoys music, running and drawing.