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Nicholas Glithero

Research Technician

Nicholas Glithero


Nick has a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Canterbury and joined Lincoln Agritech in 2006. He has contributed towards developing the environmental biosensor, SciTOX™, for rapid BOD and toxicity monitoring.  He is also studying towards an MSc in Biochemistry at Lincoln University.

He has particular interests in:

  • Direct electron transfer enzyme biosensors adapted to detect specific substrates
  • Identification and cultivation of microorganisms with extracellular enzyme production useful in substrate detection and bioconversion
  • Liquid handling technology for real time process sampling.

His research subjects are:

  • Electrochemistry
  • Biosensors
  • Waste-powered fuel cells.