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Our group is part of a wider algal research community within UCL, with members from the life sciences, social sciences, engineering and architecture. Our research includes development of bioreactors and use of industrial waste streams for algal growth, combustion of algal-based biofuels and the role of algae in society.
Latest lab news
Congratulations to Sofie and Henry for passing their PhD vivas! Sofie will be rejoining the lab as a postdoc, and Henry is now a Research Scientist at the algal biotechnology company, Algenuity.
Saul has been appointed an associate editor for the journal Perspectives in Phycology.
Well done to Noreen Hiegle, who won the prize for best poster at the RSC meeting Sustainable Chemicals from Microalgae.
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
Current research includes:
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