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An integrated molecular approach to microbial monitoring.

September 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • The National Collection of Industrial Food and Marine Bacteria: Most people are quite surprised to learn that such a thing exists but our collection includes bacteria isolated from all kinds of places including hippopotamus bathing water and the dental plaque of a baboon. Bacteria from the collection have been used in a broad range of research and industrial applications, and the collection has also had a long-standing connection with the oil and gas industry.
  • Most Probable Number (MPN) demonstration. The importance of including sessile and planktonic samples and the issue of NORM contaminated coupons.
  • Molecular lab – demo of what is involved in the different molecular techniques.

Event Type: Industrial Visit- 1

Date/Day: 3rd September, Tuesday

Place: NCIMB Laboratories, Ferguson Building, Craibstone Estate, Bucksburn, Aberdeen AB21 9YA

Time: 18:00 Registration and 18:30 Presentations

Speaker: Dr Daniel Swan NCIMB

Tour and demonstrations, (rotating in groups of 10)


September 3, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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NCIMB Laboratories
Ferguson Building, Craibstone Estate, Bucksburn
Aberdeen, AB21 9YA
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