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Mr Alex Price

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January 2016 to present: PhD in Microbiology, Open University, UK, Project: 'Biogeochemistry in the deep sub-surface environment: the key for finding potential life on Mars'

June 2014 to July 2014: Research Traineeship in Biology, Department of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden

January 2014 to March 2016: Master of Biology - Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway/ Stockholm University, Sweden, Thesis: 'East Antarctic gypsum aggregates: A new niche for bacterial communities and a novel target for environmental palaeomicrobiology'

September 2013 to January 2014: Laboratory Technician, Procter & Gamble

September 2010 to July 2013: BSc Biomedicine, University of East Anglia, UK, Dissertation: 'The effects of elevated calcium and calpain inhibitor-3 upon cortical lens cataract progression in an in vitro porcine model'


Biosignatures in the solar system (2018-12-01)
Slade, David; Price, Alex; Hamp, Rachael and Ramkissoon, Nisha
The Biochemist, 40(6) (pp. 6-9)

Draft Genome Sequences of the Nitrate-Dependent Iron-Oxidizing Proteobacteria Acidovorax sp. Strain BoFeN1 and Paracoccus pantotrophus Strain KS1 (2018-09-13)
Price, A.; Macey, M. C.; Miot, J. and Olsson-Francis, K.
Microbiology Resource Announcements, 7, Article e01050-18(10)

Nitrate-Dependent Iron Oxidation: A Potential Mars Metabolism (2018-03-20)
Price, Alex; Pearson, Victoria K.; Schwenzer, Susanne P.; Miot, Jennyfer and Olsson-Francis, Karen
Frontiers in Microbiology, 9(513)

The Study of Microbial Survival in Extraterrestrial Environments Using Low Earth Orbit and Ground-Based Experiments (2018-10)
Olsson-Francis, Karen; Ramkissoon, Nisha K.; Price, Alex B.; Slade, David J.; Macey, Michael C. and Pearson, Victoria K.
In: Gurtler, Volker and Trevors, Jack T. eds. Microbiology of Atypical Environments. Methods in Microbiology (pp. 27-65)
ISBN : 978-0-12-814604-0 | Publisher : Elsevier