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We work with a range of extremophilic microorganisms and their diversity; thermo-acidophilic methane-oxidizing bacteria, Archaea, halophiles, strict anaerobes and hyperstable enzymes from thermophiles with a potential for industrial applications. Physiological, genomic and molecular microbiology aspects are being studied.  We oten host foreign guest students and researchers, and possess a large and active international extremophiles network.  

We can offer Master's thesis projects in Microbiology and Molecular Biology

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Apinya Singkhala

Apinya Singkhala - Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology

Ms. Apinya Singkhala defended her PhD thesis, tilted Metagenomics and Isolation of Thermophilic Cellulase - producing Bacteria from Thermophilic High Solid Digestion Condition at the Department of Biology, Thaksin University in Thailand in May 2018. Congratulations!

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Srisuda Chaikitkaew

Visiting PhD student from Thailand

Ms Srisuda Chaikitkaew has a Royal Golden Jubilee PhD scholarship awarded by the Thai Research Fund for a 10 month reseach visit to BIO.

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Jakhongir

Visiting master student from Uzbekistan

Jakhongir Alimov, is a master student at National University of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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Munavvara

Visiting PhD student from Tajikistan

Ms. Munavvara Dhzuraeva, is a Phd student at the Biotechnology Center, Tajik National University, Tajikistan.

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ERANet-funded research visit to University of Exeter

Researcher Antonio Garcia-Moyano made a research visit to the Centre for Biocatalysis at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom, hosted by Professor Jennifer Littlechild. Prof. Littlechild leads a group of experts in biochemistry and structural biology.