Ir. Bo Byloos

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

Education: 

2009-2013: Master of Science in the bioengineering sciences: cell and gene biotechnology, Minor industrial microbiology at Catholic University of Leuven

2006-2009: Bachelor of Life Sciences at University of Hasselt

Research interests: 

- Research on the mechanisms of microbe-mineral interactions and biofilm formation

- The molecular processes applied by Cupriavidus mettalidurans for acquiring and precipitating metals and minerals from volcanic rock (basalt) which are abundant on the Moon and Mars.

- The impact of metals and minerals on radiation resistance of Cupriavidus metallidurans