|Areas of Basic and
Isolation and Characterization
Isolation of special extremophilic microorganisms from severe
ecosystems like hot springs, salt lakes, acid lakes, desert,
lava fields, volcano craters, Antarctica.
Optimization of growth conditions and maintenance of cultures.
Novel microbiological techniques to handle and work with
extremophilic microorganisms under anaerobic and aerobic conditions.
Development of specific media for culture growth.
Microbial and Biochemical Analysis
16S rDNA analysis and phylogenetics.
Acrylamide and agarose gel electrophoresis for characterization
of nucleic acids including DGGE.
Study of kinetics and thermodynamic properties.
Search of Bioactive Compounds
Development of novel processing techniques to search, maintain
or improve stability of bioactive compounds.
Enzyme & Protein Purification
Development of protein purification schemes and characterization