Dr. Ryan Ziels, PhD

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Lou Corpuz-Bosshart

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604 822 2048

Email: lou.bosshart@ubc.ca


Sustainable biological wastewater treatment, resource recovery, microbial ecology, multi-omics, anaerobic digestion, biological nutrient removal, microbial biotechnology

In the Media

Researchers tested Metro Vancouver’s wastewater for fragments of COVID virus. Here’s what they found – CTV News, July 2021 UBC researchers found wastewater samples can track COVID variants in metropolitan areas – News 1130, July 2021 Coronavirus tracked in human waste – Business in Vancouver, July 2021 New method helps pocket-sized DNA sequencer achieve near-perfect accuracy – Eurekalert, January 2021 Best from science journals: Pocket-sized DNA sequencer – The Hindu, January 2021