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Dr Henry Taunt

Dr Henry Taunt

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Phd in Molecular Phycology (UCL)

BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry (University of Bristol)

Email: h.taunt@ucl.ac.uk

Research Interests

My current research is centred around developing the molecular toolbox for the marine alga Phaeodactylum tricornutum, with a particular focus on "industry friendly" technologies such as non-antibiotic selection markers and novel inducible systems.  I am also interested in pushing algal molecular biology in a more synthetic biology direction, for example building libraries of interchangeable expression element 'parts' for use with the Golden Braid system.