Michael E. Himmel

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Biosciences Center
15031 Denver West Parkway
Golden, CO
USA 80401

6-07 Engineering the filamentous fungus Trichoderma reesei for hydrocarbon production from lignocellulosic biomass 7-04 Engineering lignin composition in plant cell walls for deconstructable biofuels feedstocks or resilient biomaterials 8-01 Understanding Free and Complexed Enzyme Mechanisms and Factors Contributing to Cell Wall Recalcitrance 9-07 Development of a robust cellulase expression system in Trichoderma reesei M25 Investigating mass transport limitations on xylan hydrolysis during dilute acid pretreatment of poplar M88 Differential binding of biomass hydrolyzing enzymes to lignin:  conversion yields suggest a paradigm shift M103 Examining surface properties of cellulases to mitigate lignin adsorption M104 Engineering more thermostable metabolic enzymes for improving CBP organisms M105 Determination of catalytic and substrate-interaction residues in a thermostable pectate lyase M118 Biochemical Characterization of Family 7 Cellobiohydrolases from Two Species of Social Amoeba M120 Lignocellulose degradation in a wood boring marine crustacean M125 Revealing nature's cellulase diversity: The hyperactive CelA from Caldicellulosiruptor bescii  M133 Iron fortification of plant biomass by overexpressing heterologous ferritin gene and the enhancement in biomass conversion T143 Contribution of scaffoldins to biomass degradation by C. thermocellum and the effect of scaffoldin-deletions on expression of other genes