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Sunday, July 29, 2007

7:30 AM-4:30 PM
Fermentation basics - premeeting workshop
Organizing and analyzing data in a culture collection-Premeeting workshop
Working with extremophiles-Premeeting workshop

8:00 AM-4:00 PM
SIM Board of Directors Meeting (closed)

11:00 AM-5:00 PM
Exhibit Setup

6:00 PM-9:30 PM
Keynote Address

7:15 PM-9:15 PM
Session 1: Poster Session 1

7:15 PM-9:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Opens
Monday, July 30, 2007

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Exhibitor Showcases

7:30 AM-5:00 PM
SIM meeting registration

8:00 AM-11:45 AM
Session 2: Fermentation and cell culture: Twenty years of cell culture engineering-a celebration and a look to the future 1
Session 3: Biocatalysis: Advances in biocatalyst development
Session 4: Environmental Microbiology: Bioremediation of chlorinated solvents in groundwater
Session 6: Natural Products: Natural products as anticancer agents: From discovery to development
Session 7: Fermentation and cell culture: Biosensors and Process Analytical Technology

8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Session 5: Metabolic Engineering: Renewable ingredients from fermentation

9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open

11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Exhibitor Workshop: Understanding microbial organisms with next generation sequencing
Lunch Break
Quarter Century Club Luncheon

1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Session 8: Fermation and cell culture: Twenty years of cell culture engineering-a celebration and a look to the future 2
Session 9: Industrial Eucaryotic Microbiology Symposium - Marine Biotechnology Contributions of Eukaryotic
Session 10: Metabolic Engineering: Constructive biology impact on metabolic engineering challenges
Session 12: Environmental Microbiology: Applications of extremophiles
Session 13: Marcel Faber Roundtable - War, Microbes and Terrorists

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Session 11: Natural Products: Lipid II - Targeted antibiotics: Chemistry, biosynthesis and development

1:00 PM-7:00 PM
SIM Meeting Registration

4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
Session 14: Poster Session 2

6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Session 15.0: Alma Dietz Actinomycete Lecture and Dinner
Session 15: Alma Dietz Actinomycete Dinner and Lecture
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

6:30 AM-8:00 AM
SIM Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk

7:30 AM-5:00 PM
SIM meeting registration

8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Session 17: Environmental Microbiology: Biodefense

8:00 AM-11:45 AM
Session 16: Metabolic Engineering: New Tools for metabolic engineering

8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Session 18: Fermentation and cell culture: Genetic approaches to improve the production of microbial products
Session 19: Biocatalysis: Improved microbial performance toward cost-efficient biomass convention to ethanol
Session 20: Natural Products: Discovery and development of natural products; New applications and new targets
Session 21: Industrial Eucaryotic Microbiology Symposium - Fungal genomics

9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open

11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Lunch Break

1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Session 26: Fermentation and cell culture: Antibody development and production: Current trends and technologies

1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Session 22: Environmental Microbiology: Microbes, metals and mining
Session 23: Biocatalysis: Chemicals from renewables
Session 24: Natural Products: Status and prospects for using natural and engineering compounds as nutraceuticals
Session 25: Fermentation and cell culture: Advances for Future Biohydrogen Economy
Session 27: Student Contributed Papers

5:30 PM-6:30 PM
International Participants Reception

6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
SIM Pre-Banquet Reception

7:30 PM-9:30 PM
SIM Annual Banquet and Awards Presentation
Wednesday, August 1, 2007

7:00 AM-12:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Dismantling

7:30 AM-12:00 PM
SIM meeting registration

8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Session 28: Biocatalysis: Green chemistry with biocatalysis
Session 29: Environmental Microbiology: Engineering technologies for extremophiles
Session 30: Fermentation and cell culture
Session 32: Natural Products: Antibacterial antibiotics: discovery, development and resistance

8:15 AM-11:30 AM
Session 31: Metabolic Engineering: Biofuels and plastic-engineering for commodity chemicals

8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Session 33: Industrial Eucaryotic Microbiology Symposium-Metabolic Engineering of Eukaryotic Microbes

11:30 AM-12:30 PM
SIM Annual Business Meeting

12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Lunch for all attendees-sponsored by SIM New Board of Directors

12:30 PM-11:55 PM
Thursday, August 2, 2007

7:30 AM-5:00 PM
SIM meeting registration

8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Session 34: Fermentation and cell culture: Protein hydrolysates in industrial media: Opportunities and challenges
Session 36: Biocatalysis: Biocatalytic processes for oils, lipids, and functional foods

8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Session 35: Environmental Microbiology: Commercialization of extremophiles
Session 38: US Federation for Culture Collections

1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Charles Thom Award Lecture

2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Session 42: Biocatalysis: Novel methods in protein engineering - where bigger is not always better

2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Session 39: Metabolic Engineering: Novel pathways for fine chemicals
Session 39: Natural Products: Fungal polyketides - biosynthesis, pathogenesis and regulation
Session 41: Fermentation and cell culture: Stem cell and tissue cultures for drug development
Session 43: Biomass Degradation by Fungi