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Lynne Macaskie

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Lynne Macaskie is Professor of Applied Microbiology in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham. Lynne is a Royal Society Industrial Fellow and her research focuses on heavy metal and radionuclide bioremediation, biofilms, biochemical engineering/bioreactors and imaging, and functional bionanomaterials. She has more than 150 publications, 7 patent applications and was awarded the Royal Society Brian Mercer Senior Award for Innovation (2004) and previously the Colworth Prize Medal Lecture of the Society for General Microbiology and named fellowships (Universities of Cambridge & Oxford). Her research has included extensive studies of biogenic phosphate formation and its application to the removal of heavy metals and radionuclides from wastewaters and the development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for non-invasive imaging of mineralisation processes in biofilms and of flow processes.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2011 19:23