Dr Marie E Magnusson

Senior Research Fellow

Qualifications: MSc (2004, Gothenburg University, Sweden) PhD (2009,James Cook University, Australia)

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Research Interests

  • Aquaculture
  • Bioremediation
  • Biotechnology
  • Marine Systems
  • Wastewater Treatment


Biotechnology; Environmental Science and Technology; Science

aquaculture, seaweed, macroalgae, algal biomass and bioproducts

Recent Publications

  • Mihaila, A. A., Glasson, C. R. K., Lawton, R., Muetzel, S., Molano, G., & Magnusson, M. (2022). New temperate seaweed targets for mitigation of ruminant methane emissions: an in vitro assessment. Applied Phycology, 1-11. doi:10.1080/26388081.2022.2059700

  • Glasson, C. R. K., Kinley, R. D., de Nys, R., King, N., Adams, S. L., Packer, M. A., . . . Magnusson, M. (2022). Benefits and risks of including the bromoform containing seaweed Asparagopsis in feed for the reduction of methane production from ruminants. Algal Research, 64. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2022.102673

  • Pratap, K., Majzoub, M. E., Taki, A. C., Miranda Hernandez, S., Magnusson, M., Glasson, C. R. K., . . . Kamath, S. D. (2022). The algal polysaccharide ulvan and carotenoid astaxanthin both positively modulate gut microbiota in mice. Foods, 11(4). doi:10.3390/foods11040565

  • Glasson, C. R. K., Luiten, C. A., Carnachan, S. M., Daines, A. M., Kidgell, J. T., Hinkley, S. F. R., . . . Sims, I. M. (2021). Structural characterization of ulvans extracted from blade (Ulva ohnoi) and filamentous (Ulva tepida and Ulva prolifera) species of cultivated Ulva. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. doi:10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2021.11.100

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Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: Coastal Marine Field Station
Cellphone: 022 0110763