Anwar Sunna received his Ph.D. in Technical Microbiology from the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, in 1995. In 1997, he was awarded a research fellowship with Macquarie University, Sydney. From 2001 to 2005, A. Sunna was a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Physical Biochemistry at Potsdam University, Germany. In 2005, he joined the Environmental Biotechnology Cooperative Research Centre (Environmental Biotechnology CRC), Australia. He has substantial experience in the field of gene prospecting and recombinant expression. His expertise is in extremophiles isolation and cultivation, gene cloning and protein expression in bacteria, protein-carbohydrate interactions and characterisation of microbial genes and enzymes. In the last 5 years his work has focused on developing new molecular capture and rapid detection techniques for environmental pathogens. He has develop new techniques for the removal of odorous compounds using solid matrix immobilized enzymes and/or organisms. He is currently the Project Manager of the Environmental Biotechnology CRC at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
Biography Updated on 4 August 2011