Biotechnology for Exploration, Extraction, and Remediation – Video link

Mining Microbiome, Closure, Exploration, Extraction, Remediation,

If you missed our webinar on July 29th, you can find the link to the video here: Biotechnology for Exploration, Extraction, and Remediation.

Presentations:

Metagenomics Tools, Dr. Steven Hallam, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of British Columbia

Microorganisms as Sensors for Concealed Mineral Deposits, Dr. Rachel Simister, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia

Green Biochemistry for Mineral Processing Reagents, Robert (Rob) Greene, PhD Student, Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, University of British Columbia

Extraction of Low-grade Copper and Remediation of Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) through Sustainable Bioprocesses, Dr. Vikram Yadav, Chemical & Biological Engineering School of Biomedical Engineering, University of British Columbia

Microbial communities contribute to mine remediation, Dr. Susan Baldwin, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of British Columbia

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