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Programme - 40 years of biotechnology

Lecture theatre of Forschungszentrum Jülich (Building 04.7)

Thursday, 28 September 2017
11:15 - 11:45Get together and registration
11:45 - 13:00Ceremony
40 years of biotechnology in Jülich
13:00 - 14:30Lunch break
BioSC lectures
14:30 - 15:30Sang Yup Lee
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Republic of Korea
Systems metabolic engineering for the bio-based production of chemicals
15:30 - 16:30Frances Arnold
California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA
Innovation by evolution: Bringing new chemistry to life

Friday, 29 September 2017
10:00 - 10:30Get together and registration
10:30 - 11:00Bernhard Eikmanns
Ulm University
Pathway engineering in Corynebacterium glutamicum
11:00 - 11:30Ralf Takors
University of Stuttgart
Metabolic and transcriptional responses of E. coli exposed to large-scale conditions:
Lessons to learn for process and strain engineering
11:30 - 12:00Klaus-Peter Stahmann
Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus – Senftenberg
Filamentous fungi – growth and production from 10°C to 40°C
12:00 - 13:45Lunch break (Buffet)
13:45 - 14:15Thomas Noll
Bielefeld University
Functional genomics in mammalian cell culture: From tool development to application in process and cell line optimization
14:15 - 14:45Georg Sprenger
University of Stuttgart
Production of human milk oligosaccharides using recombinant Escherichia coli cells
14:45 - 15:15Andreas Liese
Hamburg University of Technology
Bioreaction engineering at the interface of chemistry and biology
15:15 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:30Volker Wendisch
Bielefeld University
Metabolic engineering for sustainable production of value-added products
16:30 - 17:00Jürgen Hubbuch
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Modern architecture of biopharmaceutical process development

Additional Information


For questions regarding the scientific programme please contact:

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wiechert
Head of Institute of Bio- and Geosciences
IBG-1: Biotechnology
Phone: +49 2461 61-5557

For organizational questions please contact:

Dr. Melanie Brocker
Institute of Bio- and Geosciences
IBG-1: Biotechnology
Phone: +49 2461 61-5168

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