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Marine Biodiversity and Biotechnology

From the shoreline to the deep ocean, tackling issues from pure ecology
and physiology to aquaculture, marine spatial planning and conservation.

Liz Dyrynda

Liz Dyrynda is a comparative immunologist who studies immune defence mechanisms in marine animals, particularly molluscan and crustacean shellfish. Current research interests include the effects of environmental/chemical stress on immunity and disease resistance, the characterization and functions of antimicrobial peptides from marine animals, and cell death pathways in marine invertebrates.

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Location: John Muir Bldg T.06    Institute of Life & Earth Sciences, School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure & Society,  Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton Campus, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS