Vikramaditya Yadav

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Lou Corpuz-Bosshart

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604 822 2048



Biocatalysis, Bioremediation, Bioprocess engineering, Drug delivery, Infectious disease pathogenesis & drug discovery, Green chemistry, Medical biotechnology, Metabolic engineering, Synthetic biology, Cannabinoids, Tissue engineering,

In the Media

UBC engineer named one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 – Vancouver Sun, November 2021 How engineered bacteria could clean up oilsands pollution and mining waste – The Conversation and National Post, June 2021 UBC startup acquired by Bill Gates-backed company – Business in Vancouver, April 2021 Chemical-eating bacteria: A tiny solution for the oilsands’ big problem – Vancouver Sun, April 2019 Here comes the sun – Pique, June 2019 UBC’s Vikram Yadav puts microbes to work to tackle some of society’s most daunting challenges – UBC, April 2019 Power Shift: Modified bacteria can help solar energy work in dim light – BNN A Crazy Plan to Power Solar Panels With E. Coli – Seeker, September 2018 Researchers find ally in quest to make solar panels work on cloudy days: E. coli – Global, July 2018 This bacteria could boost solar panels on cloudy days – Popular Science, July 2018 Team led by Indo-Canadian develops novel eyedrop to treat glaucoma – Hindustan Times, April 2018