Session 29: Challenges and advances in fungal fermentation technologies
Thursday, July 28, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Grand Chenier, 5th Fl (Sheraton New Orleans)
Jeff Running - DOW
Peter Punt - Dutch DNA Biotech BV
This session will consider various topics regarding the culturing of filamentous fungi for industrial purposes, including natural product discovery, engineering challenges inherent in the filamentous nature of the organisms, biocontrol agents, enzyme and secondary metabolite production, and biofuel manufacture.
8:00 AM
Deciphering the regulatory role of SREBP pathway in protein secretion in Neurospora crassa
Lina Qin, Dr. Morgann Reilly and N. Louise Glass, Energy Biosciences Institute, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
9:00 AM
Filamentous fungi as cell factories for protein production: genomics and molecular genetic screening approaches for development of improved fungal production host strains
Peter J. Punt1, Karin M Overkamp1 and Arthur FJ Ram2, (1)Dutch DNA Biotech BV, Zeist, Netherlands, (2)Institute Biology, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
9:30 AM
Break, Grand Ballroom Foyer 5th Fl
10:00 AM
Using a systems biology approach to improve filamentous fungal fermentation
Mark Marten1, Steven Harris2, Cynthia Chelius1, Liliane Ribeiro1 and Karthik Boppidi1, (1)Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, MD, (2)University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
10:30 AM
Production of stable, infective yeast-like blastospores of the bioinsecticidal fungus Beauveria bassiana using liquid culture fermentation
Mark Jackson, Crop Bioprotection Research, USDA/ARS, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Res, Peoria, IL and Dr. Gabriel Mascarin, EMBRAPA Rice and Beans, Antônio de Goiás, Brazil
11:00 AM
Towards rational design and scale up of aerobic industrial fermentations: P.chrysogenum as model organism
Amit T. Deshmukh1, Cees Haringa2, Wenjun Tang3, Jianye Xia3, Wouter van Winden1, Joseph J. Heijnen4, Matthias Reuss5, Ju Chu3, Robert Mudde2, Walter van Gulik4 and Henk Noorman1, (1)DSM Biotechnology Center, Delft, Netherlands, (2)Department of Chemical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands, (3)East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China, (4)Department of Biotechnology, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands, (5)University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
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