Head of Business Development & Impact
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
Kumlehn J, Serazetdinova L, Becker D, Lörz H (2003) Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond 545-547
Serazetdinova L, Lörz H (2004) Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science
Serazetdinova L, Garratt J, Baylis A, Stergiadis S, Collison M, Davis S (2018) Science of Food and Agriculture 99(7):3213-3219
Serazetdinova L, Brookman J - Chapter 6. Sustainability in a Global and Local Context featured in (2018) Food: The Vital Ingredient, Nova Science Publishers