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MARISURF WORKSHOP – COLERAINE 9 MARCH 2018
9 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm| Free
SEARCHING FOR NOVEL ORGANISMS WITH INDUSTRIAL POTENTIAL
0930h Welcome and Introduction – Professor Ibrahim Banat
0940 – 1020h Dr Amedea Perfumo – GeoForschungs Zentrum, Helmholtz-Zentrum, Potsdam, Germany.
Bioprospecting – the search for novel organisms in the environment, methods and constraints.
1020-1100h Dr Michelle Rudden – Department of Biology, University of York, UK.
The exploitation of Genetic and Metabolic regulation in bacteria in industrial processes.
1100-1120h Coffee Break
1120-1200h Dr Matthew Twigg – School of Biomedical Sciences, Ulster University, UK.
Genes, Gigabytes & Google – Bioinformatics tools to aid the genetic manipulation of bacteria for industrial application.
1200-1220h Professor Roger Marchant – School of Biomedical Sciences, Ulster University, UK.
What’s in a name? Giving bacteria an identity.
In addition to the talks there will be a hands-on session for participants to experience some of the bioinformatics tools plus a poster session for students and postdocs.