Dr Pooja Basnett

Research Fellow

DepartmentLife Sciences

Research outputs

Biosynthesis and characterization of a novel, biocompatible medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate by Pseudomonas mendocina CH50 using coconut oil as the carbon source
Basnett, P., Marcello, E., Lukasiewicz, B., Panchal, B., Nigmatullin, R., Knowles, J.C. and Roy, I. 2018. Biosynthesis and characterization of a novel, biocompatible medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate by Pseudomonas mendocina CH50 using coconut oil as the carbon source. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 29, p. 179.

In Vivo Tracking and 1H/19F Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Biodegradable Polyhydroxyalkanoate / Polycaprolactone Blend Scaffolds Seeded with Labeled Cardiac Stem Cells
Constantinides, C., Basnett, P., Lukasiewicz, B., Carnicer, R., Swider, E., Majid, Q.A., Srinivas, M., Carr, C.A. and Roy, I. 2018. In Vivo Tracking and 1H/19F Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Biodegradable Polyhydroxyalkanoate / Polycaprolactone Blend Scaffolds Seeded with Labeled Cardiac Stem Cells. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 10 (30), p. 25056–25068.

Binary Polyhydroxyalkanoate Systems for Soft Tissue Engineering
Lukasiewicz, B., Basnett, P., Nigmatullin, R., Matharu, R., Knowles, J.C. and Roy, I. 2018. Binary Polyhydroxyalkanoate Systems for Soft Tissue Engineering. Acta Biomaterialia. 71, pp. 225-234.

Poly(3-hydroxyoctanoate), a promising new material for cardiac tissue engineering
Bagdadi, A., Safari, M., Dubey, P., Basnett, P., Sofokleous P., Humphrey E, Locke, I.C., Edirisinghe M., Terracciano C., Boccaccini, A.R., Knowles, J.C., Harding, S. and Roy, I. 2018. Poly(3-hydroxyoctanoate), a promising new material for cardiac tissue engineering. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. 12 (1), pp. E495-E512.

Production of a novel medium chain length Poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) using unprocessed biodiesel waste and its evaluation as a tissue engineering scaffold
Basnett, P., Lukasiewicz, B., Marcello, E., Kaur, H., Knowles, J.C. and Roy, I. 2017. Production of a novel medium chain length Poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) using unprocessed biodiesel waste and its evaluation as a tissue engineering scaffold. Microbial Biotechnology. 10 (6), pp. 1384-1399.

Biosynthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoates, their novel blends and composites for biomedical applications
Basnett, P. 2014. Biosynthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoates, their novel blends and composites for biomedical applications. PhD thesis University of Westminster Faculty of Science and Technology

Novel Poly(3-hydroxyoctanoate)/Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) blends for medical applications
Basnett, P., Ching, K.Y., Stolz, M., Knowles, J.C., Boccaccini, A.R., Smith, C.L., Locke, I.C., Keshavarz, T. and Roy, I. 2013. Novel Poly(3-hydroxyoctanoate)/Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) blends for medical applications. Reactive and Functional Polymers. 73 (10), pp. 1340-1348.

Aspirin-loaded P(3HO)/P(3HB) blend films: potential materials for biodegradable drug-eluting stents
Basnett, P., Ching, K.Y., Stolz, M., Knowles, J.C., Boccaccini, A.R., Smith, C.L., Locke, I.C. and Roy, I. 2013. Aspirin-loaded P(3HO)/P(3HB) blend films: potential materials for biodegradable drug-eluting stents. Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials. 2 (3), pp. 141-153.

Novel biodegradable and biocompatible poly(3-hydroxyoctanoate)/bacterial cellulose composites
Basnett, P., Knowles, J.C., Pishbin, F., Smith, C.L., Keshavarz, T., Boccaccini, A.R. and Roy, I. 2012. Novel biodegradable and biocompatible poly(3-hydroxyoctanoate)/bacterial cellulose composites. Advanced Engineering Materials. 14 (6), pp. B330-B343.

Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA): bacterial cellulose composites for biomedical applications
Basnett, P., Smith, C.L., Boccaccini, A.R., Knowles, J.C., Keshavarz, T. and Roy, I. 2011. Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA): bacterial cellulose composites for biomedical applications. European Society of Biomaterials. Dublin, Ireland Sept 2011

Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates and their medical applications
Roy, I., Akaraonye, E., Francis, L., Rai, R., Basnett, P. and Keshavarz, T. 2011. Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates and their medical applications. 7th International Conference on Polymer and Textile Biotechnology. Milan, Italy 2nd - 4th March 2011

Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates and their biomedical applications
Roy, I., Akaraonye, E., Francis, L., Rai, R., Basnett, P. and Keshavarz, T. 2011. Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates and their biomedical applications. Euro BioMat 2011 - European Symposium on Biomaterials and Related Areas. Jena, Germany

In vitro mutagenesis of the type IV polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase from bacillus cereus SPV
Basnett, P., Philip, S.E., Markhiv, A., Vydayanathan, A. and Roy, I. 2010. In vitro mutagenesis of the type IV polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase from bacillus cereus SPV. 12th International Symposium on Biodegradable Polyesters. Stuttgart, Germany.

Microbial production of biodegradable polymers and their role in cardiac stent development
Basnett, P. and Roy, I. 2010. Microbial production of biodegradable polymers and their role in cardiac stent development. in: Mendez-Vilas, A. (ed.) Current research, technology and education topics in applied microbiology and microbial biotechnology Formatex Research Center.

Biodegradable polymers and their role in coronary stent development
Basnett, P. and Roy, I. 2010. Biodegradable polymers and their role in coronary stent development. in: Current research in technology and education topics in applied microbiology and microbial biotechnology Formatex Research Center.