Speaker profile : Don Lush
Don received his Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo in biology and has worked in the environmental consulting and technology industry for over 40 years, providing solutions to clients throughout North America and internationally. He was one of the founders of Microbial Insights and is currently its chairman. He also serves as president of Environmental Bio-detection Products Inc., which works closely with Microbial Insights in the development of molecular tools used by research organizations, governmental agencies, industry and consultants to address a wide range of environmental problems.
Don has extensive experience in the evaluation of human activities on the natural environment. His government and industry project involvement includes:
He will be discussing the application of some valuable molecular tools that are used in understanding Natural Attenuation processes that may be occurring at contaminated sites and how they can support the selection of remedial actions and Monitored Natural Attenuation as a potential long term sustainable remedial action.