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Caroline Magill

Caroline Magill, PhD student

BSc Marine Biology (1st Class) 2009, Queen's University Belfast

School of Biological Sciences Postgraduate Representative on Students Union Council


Contact Information

Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 2030 (Direct line)

Fax: +44 (0)28 9097 5877



Research Interests

I am interested in marine biodiscovery in general and at present am investigating bioactives from red algae. This involves isolating and assessing compounds within the algae for bioactivity and also testing the sustainability of harvesting seaweeds, both on the primary resource and associated biodiversity.


Chin, J.P., Megaw, J., Magill, C.L., Nowotarski, K., Williams, J.P., Bhaganna, P., Linton, M., Patterson, M.F., Underwood, G.J.C., Mswaka, A & Hallsworth, J.E.H. (2010). Solutes determine the temperature windows for microbial survival and growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107: 7835-7840