A cyanobacterial bloom in the Baltic Sea- July 5th, 2005 (NASA image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC )

Electron micrograph of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Cultures of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 mutants

 The environmental impact of cyanobacteria
Understanding the biochemistry and physiology of cyanobacteria 
Biotechnology applications of cyanobacteria 

Welcome to the Lea-Smith group website. The lab is recently established (July, 2017) at the University of East Anglia, on the Norwich Research Park. Our research focuses primarily on cyanobacteria, although we also investigate other microorganisms that may be useful for biotechnology.

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Two PhD projects are currently being advertised. Please contact me for further details.


Email: D.Lea-Smith@uea.ac.uk


Norwich Research Park Doctoral Training Partnership

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