Ana de Vila-Santa

Visiting Graduate Student – MIT Portugal Program

Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room: E18-524
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA

Phone: (617) 258-8037


PhD candidate in Bioengineering (MIT Portugal Program), since 2016
M.Sc Biotechnology, Lisbon Technical Institute, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal
B.Sc Health Sciences, University of Lisbon, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal

Research Interests

Exploring yeast as a microbial cell factory for the production of bulk organic acids, such as levulinic acid and itaconic acid derivatives.