Laurentian researcher named strategic advisor for ‘green’ miner’s South American endeavours

Nadia Mykytczuk named to BacTech Environmental's strategic advisory board

Laurentian University microbiologist Nadia Mykytczuk has been named to the strategic advisory board of BacTech Environmental, a Toronto ‘green’ mining technology company with ambitious plans to recover precious metals in South America.

For the past 15 years, Mykytczuk has worked in the field of mine waste microbiology and is considered an expert in biomining and bioremediation.

Her research at Laurentian, primarily focuses on cultivating microbes to break down toxic material at mine waste sites and harness them to extract precious metals.

Laurentian University’s Nadia Mykytczuk (Supplied)