2020 Cohort

4 year projects from October 2020 to October 2024

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Thomas Hender

Environmental enrichment culture as a route to the biosynthesis of platform chemicals for the plastics industry.

University of Strathclyde

Dr. Nicholas Tucker

Lucite

Phoenix Gater

Establishing Chlamydomonas reinhardtii as an industrial chassis for the production of high value biochemicals

University of Edinburgh

Dr. Attila Molnar

ScotBio

Nisreen Chahid

Novel Strategies to Improve Yeast as an Expression Platform

University of York

Prof. Nia Bryant

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDBK)

Optimization of synthetic IFNA14-derivatives for the development of new immunotherapy products

University of Edinburgh

Prof. Kathryn Ball

ILC Therapeutics Ltd

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Recover, Recycle, Reengineer: A microbial and biotechnological solution to tackle the waste tyre problem

HWU

Dr. Jennifer Pratscher

Recircle

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Sustainable food formulations based on cellulose-based colloid-nematic gels.

University of Edinburgh

Dr. Tiffany Wood

MBL

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Beyond Making Thiazolines and Oxazolines: Expanding the EnzymaticRepertoire to incorporate other 5- and 6-membered heterocyclicrings in peptides

University of Aberdeen

Dr. Wael Houssen

Ingenza

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Technology development for in situ imaging of microbial cultures

University of Edinburgh

Dr. Teuta Pilizota

OGI

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Investigating the role of N-type glycosylation in protein-ligand interactions using a unique commercial microarray technology

University of Sheffield

Dr. Jagroop Pandhal

Retrogenix

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Liam Forbes

Optogenetics in green cell factories

University of Glasgow

Prof. Anna Amtmann

Xanthella

Magdalena Hudek

Design of functional chitosan films: antimicrobial and heavy metal capture applications

University of Strathclyde

Dr. Paul Mulheran

CuanTec