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PhD Graduate Student
School of Engineering

Supervisor: Dr J A Scott

Research & Development: www.ongen.ca
email: jcorcoran@laurentian.ca

PREVIOUS


  • MEd, Nipissing University
  • BEd, Nipissing University
  • BHSc (Hons), McMaster University


Research Interests


  • Bioprospecting microalgae for value added biocompounds.
  • Cellular production of nutraceuticals.
  • Algae produced biocompounds and impact on skin cells.


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Publications & Presentations


Refereed journals, book chapters and proceedings

  • Eibl J.K., Corcoran J.D., Senhorinho G.N.A., Zhang K., Seyed-Hosseini N., Marsden J., Laamanen C., Scott J.A., and Ross G.M. (2013) Bioprospecting for acidophilic lipid-rich green microalgae isolated from abandoned mine site water bodies. AMB Express

Conference presentations

  • (March, 2014) Bio-prospecting for high-lipid microalgae from Northern Ontario freshwater environments with potential for biodiesel and nutraceutical production. Presented in Biomolecular Sciences Seminar Series, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
  • Corcoran, J. (February, 2014) Bio-prospecting for high-lipid microalgae from Northern Ontario freshwater environments with potential for biodiesel and nutraceutical development. Presented at Laurentian University Research Week, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
  • Corcoran, J. (April, 2013) Cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins. Presented in CHMI 4287: Biochemical Toxicology, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
  • Corcoran, J. (April, 2013) The impact of induced physiological stress on microalgae lipids. Presented at the 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) Ontario competition, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
  • Corcoran, J. (March, 2013) The impact of induced physiological stress on algal macromolecules. Presented at the GSA Discussion Series, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
  • Corcoran, J., Eibl, J.K., Scott, J.A., & Ross, G.M. (June, 2013) The use of environmental stressors to enhance the co-production of lipids suitable for biofuels and health beneficial nutraceuticals. Poster presented at the 3rd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels, and Bioproducts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Corcoran, J., Zhang, K., Scott, J.A., & Ross, G.M. (June, 2013) The use of stressors to enhance production of microalgal lipids that could be used in health beneficial nutraceuticals. Poster presented at the Northern Health / NBRHC Research Conference, North Bay, Ontario, Canada.