Prof James McDonald

Professor in Biology (Biotechnology)

James McDonald is a microbiologist and Senior Lecturer at Bangor University.

Current research themes include microbiome analysis of biomass-degrading microorganisms for biofuels and biotechnology, high-throughput methods for the detection of human pathogens in aquatic environments, and microbiome analysis of the complex tree disease, Acute Oak Decline.

His group applies a combination of microbiological culture techniques and contemporary ‘omics’ technologies (e.g. genomics, metagenomics, metatranscriptomics and metaproteomics) to address these research themes.

Location: F6 Memorial Building

Tel: +44 (0)1248 383492

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