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Professor Yusuf Chisti leads one of New Zealand’s most active research programs in biochemical engineering/industrial biotechnology. Both fundamental and applied research is carried out. The research program closely integrates molecular, cellular and other biotechnologies with biochemical engineering, to gain new insights; obtain novel products and methods for producing them; achieve sustainable production; and provide solutions to environmental and health problems. Major research areas include:
This highly collaborative research program involves industry participants and international links. Recent work has involved partnerships with researchers based in Canada, Cuba, India, Iran, Malaysia, New Zealand, Romania, Spain, and Thailand. Some recent research projects…

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