Latest news from Algae@UCL

  • Congratulations to USAR EngD student, Marco Lizzul, who has been awarded a UCL Enterprise Scholarship to evaluate the potential of producing high value algae within the photobioreactor that he has designed.  The award will pay a stipend to extend his doctorate by three months
  • Many congratulations to Dr. Yanan Xu, who has passed her PhD viva!  Yanan has accepted a postdoctoral research position at Greenwich University.

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is an interdisciplinary algal research consortium, encompassing a broad spectrum of departments within UCL. The group was formed with the intention of bringing together diverse algal research interests, whilst providing a focal point for future initiatives and collaborations. Algae@UCL has members from the life sciences, engineering, social sciences and architecture. The research interests are varied, but major themes include:

Large-scale cultures Instant Diagnostics Algal transformants
Marco Lizzul at Ecobuild 2011
Chlorophyll fluorescence test
Effect of antibiotics on algal growth
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