Welcome to the homepage of Mike Manefield's environmental microbiology research team. Mike is an Associate Professor in the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia. He is also Director of the Joint Academic Microbiology Seminars (JAMS Inc) and former August Willhlem Scheer Visiting Professor at the Technical University of Munich in Germany and ARC FT2 Future Fellow at UNSW Australia. The team manages three main research portfolios in chlorinated solvent bioremediation, anaerobic hydrocarbon degradation and microbial aggregate formation and is supported financially by government and industry bodies.


Group News!!!


Congrats Brittney Phillips for winning the ASM Vic Branch Award! 23.2.17

JAMS Annual Symposium and Bioinformatics Workshop registrations now open!!! 20.2.17

The group welcomes SCIF student Emma Ronca. 15.2.17

Never let someone ask you if you think you are some kind of maverick as if it were a bad thing. Especially by an academic. Academics are mavericks by definition. 3.2.17

Great to be back with JAMS at Harpoon Harry's. 31.1.17

Awesome work by James Bevington on video presentation to JAMS. 31.1.17

The group welcomes Simrita Cheema from TERI, Delhi for one year on the AISRF grant. 30.1.17

The group welcomes Brittney Phillips for a PhD adventure on bioelectrochemistry and biogas production. 27.1.17

The group welcomes summer interns Maddie Wainwright and Clare Gorman. 20.1.17

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it. 16.1.17

The group welcomes Ms Sofia Correa as a visiting intern from ENS Lyon in France. 12.1.17

Good luck Jay on the 8 month NASA HI-SEAS mission to Hawaii. 9.1.17

The group formally welcomes James (Jay) Bevington as a PhD student.

Welcome back everyone. Now we have to top 2016. Game on! 9.1.17

Contact Details
Dr Mike Manefield, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. 2052.
Phone: +61293851780       Fax: +61293851779     Mail: manefield@unsw.edu.au     Website: www.manefield.com