• Dr Magda Faijes Simona

Dra. Magda Faijes
Biochemistry Laboratory
Bioengineering Department
Group of Biological Chemistry and Biotechnology (GQBB)
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, Spain
Tel. +34 93 267 20 00
Fax +34 93 205 62 66
ORCID: 0000-0002-8322-4557


Doctor in Chemistry (Ramon Llull University, 2003), Master in Food Chemistry and Engineering (IQS, 1998), Chemical Engineer (IQS, 1998), Chemist (URL, 1996), Post-doc in Wageningen Center for Food Sciences, now named Top Institute Food and Nutrition (2003-2004).

Associate Professor (2010-)
Assistant Professor (2004-2010)


Laboratory of Experimental Techniques (MSc in Bioengineering)
Laboratory of Biotechnologies (MSc in Bioengineering)
Experimental Techniques in Biosciencies (Degree in Chemistry)


Research Lines

  • Metabolic engineering in Escherichia coli and Lactobacillus plantarum
  • Metabolic engineering for carbohydrates and glycolipids production
  • Protein engineering: glycosidases and glycosiltransferases
  • Enzymatic synthesis for complex sugars as human milk oligosaccharides 


Chemical Biology and Biotechnology Group