Dr NANAKOW BAIDEN
Plant Sciences for the Bioeconomy
Nanakow Baiden’s interests are in utilising microalgae to generate biodiesel and added-value feed to improve the nutrition given to livestock. Nanakow Baiden’s areas of expertise are in microbial biochemistry, protein biophysics and molecular biology. Most recently, Nanakow Baiden characterised the assimilatory nitrate reductase system in Paracoccus denitrificans and its regulation at the level of transcription and translation.
- Pilot Algal Lipid Manufacturing-UK (PALM-UK)
- 2015 – PhD in Biomolecular Sciences – awarded by University of East Anglia
- 2010 – BSc (1st) in Biomedical Sciences – awarded by University of Bradford
MEASURES OF ESTEEM
Awarded Pamela-Salter grant funding in 2013/14 at University of East Anglia for research on cytochrome-mineral interaction studies. Published structure of outer-membrane cytochrome OmcA in PNAS in 2014 during doctoral studies. Annual supervision of BSc, PhD and Masters students during final year projects from 2013-2017. Pending publications on: 1) Electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy of accessory outer-membrane cytochromes of Shewanella spp and 2) Functional overlap of nitrate reductases of Paracoccus denitrificans during nitrate assimilation.