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Chilterns and Middlesex local section of the Royal Society of Chemistry Appoints James Allen

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James Allen

James has been elected to the Chilterns and Middlesex local section of the RSC (http://www.rsc.org/Membership/Networking/LocalSections/ChilternsAndMiddlesex/). The committee is involved in a range of local chemistry related events including public engagement, access and schools, and chemistry research in the region.

Synthetic "virus" to kill bacteria

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Synthetic Virus (NPL)

A synthetic ‘virus’ that kills bacteria on first contact has been developed by UCL Biochemical Engineering and National Physical Laboratory researchers (NPL).

Biochemical Engineering graduate Afrin Zohura joins team as Bioprocess Research Engineer

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Afrin Zohura Portrait January 2018

UCL Biochemical Engineering is always pleased to welcome a new member of the team, but with Afrin we are especially happy to be seeing one of our own graduates return to work with us. Afrin graduated in 2010 before going on to study an MSc in Biotechnology at Imperial College.

Professor Ward wins ERA-NET grant

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Professor John Ward in Lab

John Ward, Professor of Synthetic Biology for Bioprocessing and leader of the Synthetic Biology MRes, has won a 3 year, £431k ERA-NET ‘Biotechnology for a Sustainable Bioeconomy’ grant. This is part of a larger £2.17m grant involving three academic partners (RU Darmstadt, IAC Catalonia, Universite Clermont Auvergne) and two industrial partners (Prozomix and BASF). The project, TRALAMINOL, aims to create an integrated reaction platform for the synthesis of multifunctional chiral building blocks.

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