Environmental Biotechnology Network

Wastewater Monitoring for Public Health: Research from the Environmental Monitoring for Health Protection (EMHP)

Webinar: Thursday, 25 November 2021, 12.00-13.00pm This talk is by Dr Jazz Grimsley, UK HSA. Registration is now closed. View the webinar here. Dr Jasmine Grimsley’s current work in the Environmental Monitoring for Health Protection (EMHP) team at the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) focuses on generating insights from wastewater …

Fishing for Viruses in Sewage. A tool for understanding the molecular epidemiology of tiny human pathogens

Webinar: Thursday, 16 December 2021, 12.00-13.00pm This talk is by Dr Javier Martin, NIBSC. Register now here. Dr Javier Martin is currently working as a Principal Scientist in the Division of Virology, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) in Potters Bar, UK. He completed his Ph.D. studies at …

NOVEMBER 21 Events Roundup

EBNet:  “Mass Spectrometry in Wastewater-based Epidemiology (WBE) for the Determination of Small and Large Molecules as Biomarkers of Exposure – Needs for COVID-19 Testing with Environmental Proteomics (EP-WBE)” by Professor Damia Barcelo – IDAEA-CSIC, Spain.11 November 2021 (11.00-12.00) IES: Land Condition Symposium 2021Manchester or online, 16 November 2021 KTN: Connecting for …

BBSRC: Strategy Advisory Panels 2021 – expression of interest?

BBSRC is currently recruiting members for their Strategy Advisory Panels (SAP) – including the Renewable Resources and Clean Growth SAP. The Renewable Resources and Clean Growth SAP is also recruiting for the position of Chair. More here. UKRI-BBSRC’s SAPs provide expert input and advice that helps to shape and develop …

National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) Innovation Secondments are now available (FTMA 3)

Apply by 14 November 2021 – full details HERE NBIC has been successful in an application to the BBSRC for Flexible Talent Mobility Accounts (FTMA3) and have been awarded £180k. Accordingly:• NBIC will extend the current FTMA3 application stage by two weeks. Applications must be submitted by 23:59 UK time …

BSI hosted event: Industrial Biotechnology and Net Zero – the Role of Standards and Innovation

This event, hosted by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and part of the Scottish Government’s Climate Ambition Zone at CoP 26, is being held on Wednesday 3rd November, between 09:00 – 11:00 (either live at The Lighthouse, Glasgow or by online Livestream). Discussion will focus on how industrial biotechnology is …

Mass Spectrometry in Wastewater-based Epidemiology (WBE) for the Determination of Small and Large Molecules as Biomarkers of Exposure – Needs for COVID-19 Testing with Environmental Proteomics (EP-WBE)

Webinar: Thu 11 Nov, 11.00 am-noon This talk is by Professor Damia Barcelo – IDAEA-CSIC, Spain. Registration is now closed. View the talk on YouTube here. View Professor Barcelo’s presentation here and download the related paper here. The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Studies (IDAEA) is an environmental science …

OCTOBER 21 Events Roundup

Anaerobic Digestion, Quo vadis?21 October 2021 The Carbon Recycling Network: Policy Engagement Workshop27 October 2021 UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)1–12 November 2021, Glasgow E3BNet: Cleaning Up Biocatalysis with Hydrogen: from recycling NADH and flavin cofactors for biotechnology to spin-out of HydRegen Ltd and beyond18 November 2021 BioVale: …

OCTOBER 21 Funding Roundup

Joint Algae-UK/BBNet/IBioIC PoC Call: Biorefining Marine BiomassExpression of interest: 15 October 2021. Deadline for full application: 26 November 2021 E3BNet POC/BIV Call – Australia/Canada collaboration27 October 2021 JSPS London: Call for the Short-Term Pre-/Post-doctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan29 November 2021 The Sanger Prize Competition 202111 December 2020

Developing the Next-Generation of Monitoring for Human and Env. Protection

Webinar: Wed 29 Sep 12:00-13:00 This talk is by Dr Andrew Singer, who is a Principal Scientist at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH). He is a pollution scientist with an interest in understanding its effects on microbial ecology and ecosystem function in soil and water systems. Dr …