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Molecular Microbiology Projects

  1. 2006-2011. Use of soil microbial community as an indicator of soil health (Work package 3.2. Soil Health Indicator). Funding Agencies: RERAD, UK. Joint PI.
  2. 2006-2011. Impact of soil management practices on soil microbial community and processes (Work Package 3.3: Management of soil). Funding Agencies: RERAD, UK. Joint PI.
  3. 2006-2008. Use of microbial community structure as an indicator of water quality (Work package 3.4 (Water health indicator). Funding Agencies: RERAD, UK. Joint PI.
  4. 2005-2008. Soil quality indicators- developing biological indicators (SQID II). Funding Agencies: DEFRA scheme phase II, UK in collaboration with CEH and Cranfield University. CoI.
  5. 2006-2009: Transcriptomic response of Pseudomonas to plant nutritional stresses. Funding agencies: NERC, UK (In collaboration with Manchester University). PI at Macaulay Land Use Research Institute,
  6. 2007-2010: A novel technology for detection of multiple microbial species. Funding Agency: Scottish Enterprises (under Proof of concept initiative). PI..
  7. 2008-2010: Detection of neurotoxin-producing Clostridia in food and environment samples. Funding agency: Unilever, PI.
  8. 2008-2011: How does change in land-use between set-aside and cropping impact soil biodiversity and function? Funding Agency: DEFRA, PI at Macaulay Land Use Research Institute (in collaboration with HRI Warwick, CEH Oxford).
  9. 2007-2009: Development of an innovative technology to capture emissions from dairy farms, using unculturable soil methanotrophs ; Funding Agencies: MAFF, New Zealand, MDT ( in Collaboration with Landcare Research, New Zealand, University of Victoria, Canada). PI at Macaulay Land Use Research Institute.
  10. 2005-08: Transcriptomic response of Pseudomonas to plant nutritional stress. Funding BBSRC. Collaborator: University of Manchester. CoI
  11. 2007-2010: Effect of land use change on methanotrophic communities (Metagenomic approach). PI. Funding: MDT. Collaborator: University of Warwick.
  12. 2007-2010:Methane dependent denitrification in soils. Funding: BBSRC-CASE Collaborator:  University of Aberdeen).

 

 

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