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Jóhann Örlygsson

University of Akureyri
University of Akureyri


Jóhann Örlygsson is working as a Professor at University of Akureyri, Iceland. He was awarded PhD in Microbiology, Swedish Univeristy of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden. He was awarded “post-doc" in Groningen, Holland. He has been a teacher at the academic institutions mentioned above. Has been responsible for research projects of two master Dutch students (Uppsala and Groningen) and five master students have finalized their master thesis’s at the University of Akureyri (UA) within various projects of energy biotechnology (from 2006 – 2009). Currently two MS students are enrolled under my supervision. Also I supervised two MS students in 2009-10 from RES, The School of Renewable Sciences. His experience includes various programs, contributions and participation in different countries for diverse fields of study. Her research interests reflect in her wide range of publications in various national and international journals.

Research Interest



  • Amino acid catabolism of Thermoanaerobacter and Caldanaerobacter species

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