NCYC Business Development Manager
Leading the commercial activities of the National Collection of Yeast Cultures (NCYC).
My role is to Improve market position of the Collection and achieve financial growth. Define long-term goals, build customer relationships, identify business opportunities, and negotiate partnerships and deals. Lease with internal team, communications and finance department. Managing existing customers and creating links with new potential leads.
I am part of the team running the NCYC commercial DNA sequencing-based yeast identification service. At NCYC we provide molecular identification of yeast strains for our customers using Yeast DNA sequencing, phylogenetic characterization.
Public engagement with the brewing community to highlight the diversity of the collection and how can they benefit from it.
A comparative study on the potential of epiphytic yeasts isolated from tropical fruits to produce flavouring compounds
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 203, 101-108
Kazachstania yasuniensis sp. nov., a novel ascomycetous yeast species found in mainland Ecuador and on the Galapagos
International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65 (Pt 4), 1304-1309
Effect of garlic powder on the growth of commensal bacteria from the gastrointestinal tract.
Phytomedicine, 19, 707-711
Probiotic assesment of Enterococcus faecalis CP58 isolated during an in vitro screening of lactic acid bacteria.
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 145, 390-394
Investigation of the potential prebiotic properties of almond (Amygdalus communis L.) seeds
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74, 4264-4270
In vitro three-stage continuous fermentation of wheat arabinoxylan fractions and induction of hydrolase activity by the gut microflora
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 42, 584-589