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Dr. Deepika Dave

Research Scientist

Cross appointed Professor MUN Biochemistry

Marine Bioprocessing Facility

Centre for Aquaculture and Seafood Development

Fisheries and Marine Institute

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John’s, Canada

Dr. Dave has over 22 years of increasingly responsible experience in engineering, science, management, research, training and facilitation.


Dr. Dave specializes in the areas of marine bioprocessing and bioconversion, blue biotechnology and waste Utilization (including production of high value molecules such as nutraceuticals, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals from marine unutilized resources , both on a small and pilot scale), environmental engineering (including waste characterization, water/ wastewater treatment, management and utilization, remediation of contaminated air, water and soil) and energy production and management (including characterization of biomass, size reduction, production of bioethanol and biodiesel).


She is a principal investigator for the delivery of the product and process design, industrial and development services at the Marine Institute’s Marine Bioprocessing Facility. Dr. Dave is involved in supervising/co-supervising graduate students enrolled with Biochemistry and Fisheries Science program.

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