IBioIC19 Session Speaker - Christine Edwards, Robert Gordon University

Session Speaker - Circular Economy

Wednesday 30th January 14.00 - 15.30

Thursday 31st January 11.30 - 13.00

CHRISTINE EDWARDS is a Reader in Applied Microbiology, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. She has over 30 years’ experience in biotoxin research with >10 years’ industrial experience, with the rest of her career in Universities (UCL, Dundee and RGU). As Co-Director of CyanoSol at RGU, she has pioneered the study, production and curation of the World’s largest portfolio of cyanotoxins made available to the global scientific community through industrial collaboration with Enzo Life Sciences. This expertise, along with bespoke provision for algal culturing (>1200 L), downstream processing, purification (mass guided prep chromatography) and characterisation of biotoxins (LC-MS) at RGU underpin the delivery of this project and has led to RCUK funding (EP/P029280/1), KTP, BBSRC and IBioIC funding. CE has extensive experience in method development for trace analysis of biotoxins in complex sample matrices (water, animal/fish tissues and cells) and) pioneered the benchmark method for microcystin analysis (>700 citations).

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IBioIC19 Session Speaker - Christine Edwards, Robert Gordon University