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NERC GW4+ funded PhD Researcher based at Plymouth Marine Laboratory studying through the School of Biological Sciences, Bristol University and in line with an industrial partnership with Algenuity.
Currently working on the development of natural algal virus platforms for scalable industrial biotechnology, Louisa’s research focusses on the use of E. huxleyi and C. vulgaris for production of ceramides and hyaluronans as potentially lucrative medical and cosmetic products.
Supervisors: Professor Mike Allen (PML), Dr. Tracey Beacham (PML), Marian Yallop (Bristol), Andrew Spicer (Algenuity)
Contact: Professor Mike Allen
The genetic manipulation of marine microalgae has revolutionised the bespoke production of membrane associated products such as triacyl glycerides ...