Iwona B. Beech
Montana State University,Bozeman, MT,USA
Dr. Iwona Beech is an internationally recognized expert in the field of biofilm-influenced corrosion and biofouling. She has over 24 years of research experience in studying fundamental and applied aspects of biocorrosion of metallic and biodeteriotration of non-metallic materials in both freshwater and marine environments and an extensive history of collaborations with Academia and Industry worldwide, including oil, gas and shipping industries and the navy.
Uses of immuno and molecular biology techniques and advanced mass spectrometry methods to understand the importance of biofilm community structure and involvement of bacterial metabolites