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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
Dr Laura Stoffels has graduated! Congratulations to Laura on her PhD. She is now working as a postdoctoral researcher.
Juliana won a prize for her poster on antibacterial protein synthesis in C. reinhardtii at the PHYCONET Annual Conference 2015.
Saul has been promoted to Professor of Algal Biotechnology with effect
from 1st October 2015.
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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