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Department of Biochemistry


Dr Theodora Tryfona

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Cell Biology, The University of Edinburgh
• Identifying novel components involved in the growth and survival of the cold- and pressure-loving marine bacterium, Photobacterium profundum.

PhD in BioChemical Engineering from HeriotÐWatt University
• Reserach on the enhancement of amino acid production by Corynebacterium glutamicum utilizing electropermeabilization.

MRes. in Environmental Sciences from Ulster University
• Research on rhamnolipid biosurfactant production from Pseudomonas aeruginosa under batch culture conditions.

BSc (Hons) and MSc in Agricultural Sciences Agricultural University of Athens (Greece)
• Research on kinetic studies and Nitrogen fixation of Azotobacter vinelandii under batch and continuous culture conditions.