Hedda Weitz
Hedda Weitz

Hedda Weitz

Technician

About

Biography

Technician, School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aug 2011–present

Careers Education Adviser (50% part-time), LTW2 Project, Careers Service, University of Aberdeen, Jan–Jul 2011

Careers Adviser for Research Students & Staff (60% part-time), Careers Service, University of Aberdeen, Sept 2008–Dec 2010

Teaching Fellow (20% part-time), School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Nov 2007–Aug 2010

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (40% part-time), School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aug-Nov 2007

Research Technician (50% part-time), Macaulay Institute, Aberdeen, May 2005–Jun 2007

Senior Culture Collection Scientist, NCIMB Ltd., Aberdeen, May 2003–Apr 2005

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept of Plant & Soil Science, University of Aberdeen (& Macaulay Institute), Apr 1999–Mar 2003

Research Assistant, Dept of Plant & Soil Science, University of Aberdeen, Feb 1996–Jan 1999

Qualifications

  • PhD Microbiology 
    2000 - University of Aberdeen 
  • MSc Environmental Microbiology 
    1995 - University of Aberdeen 
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Honours) Microbiology 
    1994 - University of Edinburgh 

External Memberships

Microbiology Society (since 1995)

British Mycological Society (since 2001)

Grampian Fungus Group (since 2005)

Prizes and Awards

Howard Eggins Award for the Best Presentation made by a younger scientist, Basidio 20, British Mycological Society, 5th September 2003

Publications

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  • Improved screening of biochar compounds for potential toxic activity with microbial biosensors

    Knox, O. G. G., Weitz, H. J., Anderson, P., Borlinghaus, M., Fountaine, J.
    Environmental Technology and Innovation, vol. 9, pp. 254-264
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Increased Biological Activity of Aneurinibacillus migulanus Strains Correlates with the Production of New Gramicidin Secondary Metabolites

    Alenezi, F. N., Rekik, I., Bouket, A. C., Luptakova, L., Rateb, M. E., Weitz, H., Jaspars, M., Woodward, S., Belbahri, L.
    Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 8, pp. 1-11
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Storage of Dothistroma septosporum cultures

    Fraser, S., Weitz, H. J., Brown, A. V., Woodward, S.
    Forest Pathology, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 547-550
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Draft Genome Sequence of Aneurinibacillus migulanus NCTC 7096

    Alenezi, F. N., Weitz, H. J., Belbahri, L., Nidhal, J., Luptakova, L., Jaspars, M., Woodward, S.
    Genome Announcements, vol. 3, no. 2, e00234-15
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Draft Genome Sequence of Aneurinibacillus migulanus Strain Nagano

    Alenezi, F. N., Weitz, H. J., Belbahri, L., Ben Rebah, H., Luptakova, L., Jaspars, M., Woodward, S.
    Genome Announcements, vol. 3, no. 2, e00232-15
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Bioluminescence-based fungal biosensors

    Weitz, H. J.
    Exploitation of Fungi. Cambridge University Press, pp. 187-204, 18 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Impact of heavy metal amended sewage sludge on forest soils as assessed by bacterial and fungal biosensors

    Horswell, J., Speir, T., Weitz, H., Percival, H.
    Biology and Fertility of Soils, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 569-576
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • An ecotoxicity assessment of contaminated forest soils from the Kola Peninsula

    Paton, G. I., Viventsova, E. (., Kumpene, J., Wilson, M. J., Weitz, H. J., Dawson, J. J.
    Science of the Total Environment, vol. 355, no. 1-3, pp. 106-117
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Bioluminescent fungi

    Weitz, H. J.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Entries for Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
  • Biological tools for the assessment of contaminated land: applied soil ecotoxicity

    Paton, G. I., Killham, K., Weitz, H. J., Semple, K. T.
    Soil Use & Management, vol. 21, no. s2, pp. 487-499
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
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