Chiara Ilgrande

Telephone number: 
+32 9/264 59 76
Position: 
Scientific staff
Biography: 

Education: 

M.Sc in Industrial Biotechnology

M.Sc. thesis: characterization and monitoring hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in a lab-scale column for fuel contaminated water treatment

B. Sc. in Biotechnology

B. Sc. thesis: use of baculovirus expression system for the production of HPV vaccine

Research interests: 

Environmental biology and biotechnology

Microbiology of nitrification

Bio-based technologies for nutrient recovery

Specific research topic

UNICUM: urine nitrification consortium for nitrogen recovery in space