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Our group is part of a wider algal research community within UCL, with members from a wide range of fields, including the life sciences, social sciences, engineering and architecture. Our research includes the development of bioreactors and use of industrial waste streams for algal growth, combustion characteristics of algal-based biofuels and the role of algae in society.
Latest lab news
Many congratulations to Priscilla Rajakumar for winning the prize for best poster at the 5th Congress of the International Society for Applied Phycology in Sydney.
Well done to Umaima Al-Hoqani for successfully upgrading to full PhD student status!
Congratulations to Laura Stoffels on being awarded a prestigious PhD Enterprise Scholarship from UCL Advances, providing a 3-month extension to her PhD.
Dr Saul Purton
Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology (Darwin Building)
University College London
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 2675
Algal Biology and Biotechnology
Our research combines molecular-genetic, biochemical and biophysical techniques to investigate various basic and applied aspects of algal biology. Current research includes:
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