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Sunday, July 26, 2009

6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Opening Remarks-Amgen Keynote Address: Sponsored by Amgen

7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Exhibits Open
Session PS1: Poster Session 1
Monday, July 27, 2009

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Exhibitor Showcases

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
Session 2: Systems Biology Approaches to Environmental Microbial Adaptations for Bioenergy Products

8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Session 1: Biosynthetic enzyme mechanisms and combinatorial biosynthesis

8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Session 3: New tools for biocatalyst discovery (emphasis on tool development)
Session 4: Student Invited Oral Presentations
Session 1A: New fermentation technologies: Reactors and disposables

9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Session 5: Synthetic biology for metabolic engineering

9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Exhibits Open

11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Quarter Century Club Luncheon

1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Session 6: Enzyme function and promiscuity
Session 7: Industrialization of cell culture process development and manufacturing
Session 8: Metabolic engineering for specialty chemicals
Session 9: Marine and terrestrial microbial natural product discovery

2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Exhibits Open

4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibits Open
Session PS2: Poster Session 2

6:30 PM-7:30 PM
sanofi-pasteur General Session

7:30 PM-9:30 PM
Alma Dietz Actinomycete Dinner and Lecture, Sponsored by Cubist Pharmaceuticals and Apotex Fermentation, Inc.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009

6:45 AM-7:30 AM
Annual 5K Run/Walk Sponsored by Alberta Research Council

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Exhibitor Showcases

8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Session 10: Bioproducts by microbial fermentation

8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Session 11: Biocatalysis for oils, glycerol, and oil-related value-added products
Session 12: Systems biology - industrial applications
Session 13: Bisoynthetic enzymes in three dimensions
Session 14: New technologies and new approaches to metabolic improvement of industrial bioprocesses

9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Exhibits Open

1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Session 15: Marcel Faber Roundtable

1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Session 16: Recent developments in animal cell culture technologies
Session 17: Metabolic engineering for renewable energy and biofuels
Session 18: New Technologies for Production of Microbial Products
Session 19: Recent trends in food safety and protection

2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Exhibits Open

5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Exhibits Open

6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Banquet Reception

7:00 PM-9:30 PM
SIM Annual Banquet, Sponsored by Apotex Fermentation, Inc.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Session 20: Biofuels-Current trends and technologies I: Japan perspective
Session 21: Metabolic engineering for process optimization

8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Session 22: Advances in biocatalyst development (emphasis on novel biocatalysts)
Session 23: Novel Natural Products through Rational Design
Session 24: Biodefense: Control of biological agents and pathogens
Session 25: Progress in industrial microbiology: the role of SIM in advancing the field.

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

12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Student speed mentoring luncheon
Thursday, July 30, 2009

8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Session 26: Industrial case studies for biocatalyst applications
Session 27: Biofuels, current trends and technologies II: North American perspective
Session 28: Metabolic engineering strategies for strain improvement
Session 29: Anaerobic degradation and bioremediation

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

2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Session 30: Cryptic pathways and symbionts
Session 31: Systems Biology Approaches for Environmental Biotechnology Applications

2:00 PM-5:30 PM
Session 32: Biocatalysis for bioenergy

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