Dr. Michele Stanley
Her expertise in algal bioenergy and biotechnology has been recognised at a national level, being awarded the Director of the NERC/TSB funded Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (2010- 2014) and as the Co-Director of Phyconet, a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenery (NIBB). She has also been invited and currently sits on the following advisory committees - Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the IBioIC, a member of the BBSRC Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy Strategy Advisory Panel, a member of the EPSRC Energy Strategic Advisory Board and the Cross Research Council Subgroup on Bioenergy and a Steering Board member for the European Algal Biomass Association.
In the last 10 years she has had 27 successful grant applications and has published in a range of journals, including Nature. This has lead to grant capture in the range of £7.7 million and including networking activities this rises to £9.3 million (Phyconet). Also because of her involvement in international/collaborative grants SAMS has been involved in grants worth approximately £30 million. These have included BioMara, Macrofuels, Seabiotech, At~Sea, MacroSea, SuBB.