Dr Michael Trikic FHEA

Dr Michael TrikicPhD
University Teacher

Email: m.trikic@sheffield.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 5946

Twitter: @MichaelTrikic
LinkedIn: Michael Trikic

Address: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Sir Robert Hadfield Building, Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD

Michael is a University Teacher who specialises in the interactions between living systems and materials. He joined the department from Multidisciplinary Engineering Education where he taught Bio- related engineering labs, set up the Bioengineering labs and pilot plant bioreactors, and managed technical resources and staff.

Prior to this he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Oncology department of The University of Sheffield Medical School investigating drug resistance mechanisms in cancer. He was awarded his PhD from the department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in 2009.

He has also held project management roles in Research Offices at The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam as well as research related Technical roles in Westlake Scientific Consulting and the Virology department at The University of Reading.

Teaching interests

Michael is the Year 1/2 Director for the Bioengineering degree programme and is involved with teaching and learning activities for the following course modules:

  • Tissue Structure and Function
  • Biology and Chemistry of Living Systems
  • Tissue Engineering Approaches to Failure in Living Systems
  • Group Projects in Bioengineering
  • Bioimaging
  • Experimental Skills for Tissue Modelling

He also supervises final year projects at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level.

Research interests
  • Cell-material interactions
  • Molecular biology
  • Protein expression and purification
  • Model systems.
Key publications

Details of Michael's publications can be found here: orcid.org/0000-0001-5580-5402