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Mission statement

Research topics

Research interests of Dr. Lakaniemi include microalgal cultivation integrated to nutrient recovery and/or production of fuels and value added chemicals; dark fermentation for hydrogen production from organic waste streams; autotrophic denitrification; sulfate reduction; bioelectrochemical systems for metal recovery; tank, heap and in situ bioleaching of low-grade ores and metal-rich waste materials; as well as characterization of microbial communities in natural and engineered systems using molecular biology methods.