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Liliya Serazetdinova

Head of Business Development & Impact

Liliya Serazetdinova

Liliya has a PhD in Plant Genetics and Biology from the University of Hamburg, Germany, and over 14 years scientific expertise in plant breeding, phytopathology, and biochemistry. She has over 10 years of experience in knowledge transfer and commercialisation with a strong track record in establishing academia-business collaborations and helping consortia to win funding for innovation and R&D. Liliya is leading the Earlham Institute Business Development and Impact Team, delivering the EI’s Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation Strategy, and supporting the EI Faculty with developing links with other academic organisations, private companies and wider stakeholders, and realising the impact of EI research.

Prior to the Earlham Institute, Liliya worked at KTN as a Knowledge Transfer Manager within the Agri-Food Team, where she supported large and small companies developing innovative technologies, and worked with government agencies, Innovate UK, research organisations and public funding bodies aiming to add value to the UK economy from exploitation of innovative products and technologies. Prior to KTN, Liliya worked at the University of East Anglia where she managed the delivery of several large multi-partner projects including the £5.3m InCrops Project (ERDF co-funded), £14.6m EnAlgae Project (INTERREG co-funded), BioInno project (Lifelong Learning Programme), and Commercial Consultancy activities.

Liliya's expertise includes plant sciences, biotechnology, agricultural technologies, biorenewables, and bio-based materials. Liliya is passionate about translating technological innovation into economic, social and environmental impacts.


The Lysin Motif Receptor-like Kinase (LysM-RLK) CERK1 Is a Major Chitin-binding Protein in Arabidopsis thaliana and Subject to Chitin-induced Phosphorylation

Petutschnig EK, Jones AME, Serazetdinova L, Lipka U, Lipke V (2010) The Journal of Biological Chemistry 285:28902-28911

The Arabidopsis MAP kinase kinase MKK1 participates in defence responses to the bacterial elicitor flagellin

Mészáros T, Helfer A, Hatzimasoura E, Magyar Z, Serazetdinova L, Rios G, Bardóczy V, Teige M, Koncz C, Peck S, Bögre, L (2006) The Plant Journal 48(4):485-498

Genetic transformation of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) via infection of androgenetic pollen cultures with Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Kumlehn J, Serazetdinova L, Hensel G, Becker D, Lörz H (2006) Plant Biotechnology Journal 4(2):251-261

Identification of novel proteins and phosphorylation sites in a tonoplast enriched membrane fraction of Arabidopsis thaliana

Whiteman S, Serazetdinova L, Jones AME, Sanders D, Rathjen J, Peck S, Maathuis FJM (2008) Proteomics 8(17):3536-3547

Expression of transgenic stilbene synthases in wheat causes the accumulation of unknown stilbene derivatives with antifungal activity

Serazetdinova L, Oldach KH, Lörz H (2005) Jornal of Plant Physiology 162(9):985-1002

Analysis of the phosphoproteome of the multicellular bacterium Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2) by protein/peptide fractionation, phosphopeptide enrichment and high‐accuracy mass spectrometry

Parker JL, Jones AME, Serazetdinova L, Saalbach G, Bibb MJ, Naldrett MJ (2010) Proteomics 10(13):2486-2497

Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of Barley Pollen Cultures

Kumlehn J, Serazetdinova L, Becker D, Lörz H (2003) Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond 545-547

Anther and Microspore Culture and Production of Haploid Plants

Serazetdinova L, Lörz H (2004) Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science

How should we turn data into decisions in AgriFood?

Serazetdinova L, Garratt J, Baylis A, Stergiadis S, Collison M, Davis S (2018) Science of Food and Agriculture 99(7):3213-3219

Food: The Vital Ingredient by Hanley AB, Russell WR (2018)

Serazetdinova L, Brookman J - Chapter 6. Sustainability in a Global and Local Context featured in (2018) Food: The Vital Ingredient, Nova Science Publishers