Congratulations to Dr Heidi Fisk who succesfully defended her PhD on Friday 1 December.
Heidi's thesis is entitled "Raman Spectroscopy for the Direct Monitoring of Microbial Biotransformations". This was a BBSRC CASE award with GSK and Heidi was co-supervised by Prof. Jason Micklefield.
You can read some of Heidi's work here:
- Fisk, H., Xu, Y., Westley, C., Turner, N.J., Micklefield, J. & Goodacre, R. (2017) From multi-step enzyme monitoring to whole-cell biotransformations: development of real-time UVRR spectroscopy. Analytical Chemistry 89, 12527-12532.
- Westley, C., Fisk, H., Xu, Y., Hollywood, K.A., Carnell, A.J., Micklefield, J., Turner, N.J. & Goodacre, R. (2017) Real-time monitoring of enzyme-catalysed reactions using deep UV resonance Raman spectroscopy. Chemistry – A European Journal 23, 6983-6987.
- Fisk, H., Westley, C., Turner, N.J. & Goodacre, R. (2016) Achieving optimal SERS through enhanced experimental design. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 47, 59-66.
We are also grateful to the examiners Dr Colin Campbell from Edingburgh and Dr Lu-Shin Wong from Manchester.