Shirai Keiko Matsumoto
Autonomous Metropolitan University
Dr. Keiko Shirai possesses a PhD in Biological Sciences and Health and also degrees BEng in Biochemistry and MPhil in Biotechnology. She is full time Professor at Biotechnology Department in Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Mexico City. She leads the group of Biopolymers and Bioprocess of Agro-Industrial and Food By-Products. She has published more than 60 papers in reputed journals and book chapters. She has supervised PhD and MPhil theses. She has 6 patents in her credit.
Her research work is focused on utilization of agricultural and aquatic wastes for biopolymer, enzyme and metabolite production, application in materials and life sciences.