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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
New PhD student, Xenia Spencer-Milnes, will optimise tailored lipid production in the
microalga Chlorella sorokiniana as part of the BBSRC-funded sLoLa project, Algal Oils by Design.
Saul has been appointed as a member of the Council of the British Phycological Society.
New PhD student, Juliana Ramos, will investigate endolysin production in the chloroplast of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
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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