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Aindrila Mukhopadhyay – Microbiologist

What is the most efficient way to get energy when our current supply of energy is rapidly dwindling? Aindrila Mukhopadhyay, a microbiologist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, may have the answer to that. She leads a research team that investigates the most effective ways to use microbes to convert plants into biofuels through studying the stress response in bacteria. Her work requires her to use every skill she has acquired through her years of education. She has a background in chemistry, physics, and physiology.