Mr.Keith H. R. Baronian(Lecturer - Microbiology)website
B.Sc., PG Dip Sci (Otago), Dip Tchg
phone: +64 3 364 2987 x 7029
fax: +64 3 364 2590
Research interest:
Electrochemical interaction with yeast cells cells: Mediated and ‘wired’ contact. Fundamental studies (use of nanostructures to ‘hard wire’ cells to an electrode) and applied research (whole cell biosensors for BOD and oestrogen, yeast based microbial fuel cells).

Selected Publications

X. Liu, K. H. R. Baronian, and A. J. DownardDirect growth of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes on planar carbon substrates by thermal chemical vapour depositionCarbon47 (2)500-5062009paper
X. Liu, K. H. R. Baronian, and A. J. DownardPatterned arrays of vertically aligned carbon nanotube microelectrodes on carbon fi lms prepared by thermal chemical vapour depositionAnalytical Chemistry80 (22)8835–88392008paper