Metabolic Engineering - Metabolic engineering for advanced biofuels II

Monday, August 13, 2012: 1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Georgetown, Concourse Level (Washington Hilton)
Katy C. Kao

1:00 PM
Predicting metabolic behaviors of microbial strains in response to genetic and environmental perturbations
Joonhoon Kim and Jennifer Reed, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Madison, WI
1:30 PM
Efficient photosynthetic mechanisms in biofuel-producing microorganisms: what can metabolic analysis reveal?
Yuting Zheng and Ganesh Sriram, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2:00 PM
Cellolosic isobutanol production via a synthetic fungus-bacterium consortium
Jeremy J. Minty1, Marc E. Singer1, Chang Hoon Bae1, Jungho Ahn1, Cliff E. Foster2, James C. Liao3 and Xiaoxia Nina Lin1, (1)Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI, (2)DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, (3)Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Genomic engineering strategies in industrial fuel ethanol Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains for efficient 1st and 2nd generation bioethanol production from sugarcane
D. L. Gonçalves1, G. Muller1, M. Purificação1, T. Goshima2, Akinori Matsushika2, Shinichi Yano2, Elba P.S. Bon3 and Boris U. Stambuk1, (1)Departamento de Bioquímica, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil, (2)Biomass Refinery Research Center (BRRC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Hiroshima, Japan, (3)Biochemistry Department, Chemistry Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3:30 PM
Metabolic engineering of Zymomonas mobilis for hydrocarbon fuels production
Min Zhang, National Bioenergy Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO
4:00 PM
Understanding fermentative glycerol metabolism and its application for the production of fuels and reduced chemicals
James M. Clomburg and Ramon Gonzalez, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX
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