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ASE Professor explains algal bloom in The Straits Times

03 Oct 2017

When parts of Singapore River turned green due to an algal bloom this week, the Straits Times turned to Associate Professor Federico Lauro to learn more about algal blooms and if we should be concerned about them.

Federico Lauro's research focus on discovering the ways in which microorganisms evolve, adapt and function to drive the ecological processes that are critical for sustaining the health of global marine environments. He has developed skills in both experimental and computational sciences – in particular, deep-sea microbiology, and the latest “omic” technologies that are essential for deriving a clear and thorough understanding of microbial communities and ecosystem function.

Read the Straits Times article here