Professor Golyshin is a professor at the School of Biological Sciences at Bangor University in Wales and the incumbent of the Chair in Environmental Genomics at the same institution. He obtained a master’s degree in Soil Science and Agriculture at Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1987 and a PhD in Microbiology in 1991. He is a member of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in the USA and the Society for General Microbiology (SGM) in the UK. His research interests include microbial genetics, microbial physiology, extremophilic Archaea and functional (meta)genomics for mining novel enzymatic diversity. He holds patents for transgenic organisms with lower growth temperature, cellulases from rumen and acidic enzymes from ferroplasma, among other things. He is also the recipient of research grants from six different organisations.
TITLE: Mining new enzymes using activity-centered metagenomics
DATE: 31 August 2016