Metabolic Engineering - Metabolic Engineering for Advanced Biofuels l

Monday, August 13, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Georgetown, Concourse Level (Washington Hilton)
Brian F. Pfleger

8:00 AM
Conversion of protein into biofuel by engineering nitrogen flux
David G. Wernick, Chemical and Biomoleuclar Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
8:30 AM
Pathway engineering via synthetic biology
Huimin Zhao, Byoungjin Kim, Jing Du, Yongbo Yuan, Tong Si and Dawn Eriksen, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
9:00 AM
Production of omega-3 fatty acids from Yarrowia lipolytica: factors affecting lipid accumulation
Seung-Pyo Hong, Quinn Zhu, Zhixiong Xue, Narendra Yadav, Pamela Sharpe, Xiaochun Fan, Bjorn Tyreus, David Short, Dongming Xie, Boonchai Boonyaratanakornkit, Clementina Dellomonaco and Ethel Jackson, Central Research & Development/ Biochemical Sciences & Engineering, DuPont, Wilmington, DE
9:30 AM
Break - Sponsored by FrieslandCampina Domo
10:00 AM
Development of a sexual recombination system to speed up evolutionary engineering in Escherichia coli
James D. Winkler, Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX and Katy C. Kao, Texas A&M, College Station, TX
10:30 AM
Application of directed evolution of xylose transport and catabolism in yeast
Hal Alper, Eric Young and Sun-mi Lee, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
11:00 AM
Engineering microbial biofuel tolerance and export using efflux pumps
Mary J. Dunlop, School of Engineering, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
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