Gustavo B. Leite

Gustavo B. Leite
 
Email: gbl.leite@gmail.com

Hometown: Montréal, QC

Education:
Ph.D.  in Microbiology (Université de Montréal, Canada)
MSc. in Molecular Pathology (Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil)
BSc. (Hons) in Biological Sciences
BSc. in Education (Biological Sciences)
 
Domains of specialization:
• Environmental Microbiology
• Medical Microbiology
• Bacteriology
• Bacterial Pathogenesis
• Molecular Biology 
• Metabolic engineering
• Microalgal biology
• Bioinformatics analysis
 
Publications:
 
Leite, G. B.; Paranjabe, K.; Abdelaziz, A. E. M; Hallenbeck, P. C. (2015) Utilization of biodiesel- derived glycerol or xylose for increased growth and lipid production by indigenous microalgae. Bioresource Technology, in press.
 
Hallenbeck, P. C.; Leite, G. B.; Abdelaziz, A. E. M.; (2014) Exploring the Diversity of Microalgal Physiology for Applications in Wastewater Treatment and Biofuels Production. Algal Research. 6(A), pp. 111-118. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211926414000897
 
Abdelaziz, A. E. M.; Leite, G. B.; Belhaj, M. A.; Hallenbeck, P. C. (2014) Screening microalgae native to Quebec for wastewater treatment and biodiesel production. Bioresource Technology. 157, pp. 140-148. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852414001394
 
Leite G. B.; Abdelaziz A. E. M.; Hallenbeck P. C. (2013) Algal Biofuels; Challenges and Opportunities. Bioresource Technology. 145(0), pp.134–141: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852413002216
Abdelaziz A. E. M.; Leite G. B.; Hallenbeck P. C. (2013) Addressing the challenges for sustainable production of algal biofuels: I. Algal strains and nutrient supply. Environmental Technology, 34(13-14), pp.1783–1805.http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09593330.2013.827748
 
Abdelaziz A. E. M.; Leite G. B.; Hallenbeck P. C. (2013) Addressing the challenges for sustainable production of algal biofuels: II. Harvesting and conversion to biofuels. Environmental Technology, 34(13-14), pp.1807–1836. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09593330.2013.831487
 
Leite, G.B. & Hallenbeck, P.C., (2013) Engineered Cyanobacteria: Research and Application in Bioenergy. In Bioenergy Research: Advances and Applications. Elsevier Science, pp. 389–406. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B978044459561400022X
 
Leite, G. B.; Hallenbeck, P. C. (2012) Algae Oil. In Hallenbeck, P. C. (ed.), Microbial Technologies in Advanced Biofuels Production. New York : Springer. US; 2012. p. 231–59. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4614-1208-3_13