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2014 Poster Presentations 

The Business Partnering Reception with Poster Presentations is the perfect time to see new and innovative ideas in the field of industrial biotechnology. The Reception will take place Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 4:00 - 5:30 pm in Exhibit Hall A. 

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Presenter Affiliation Poster Title

Advanced Biofuels and Biorefinery Platforms Posters

Mojgan Kavoosi BECii Corp. Is Technology Integration the "Right" Value Proposition for Rural Sustainability?
Hossein Salehizadeh University of Isfahan Microbial demetallization of metallic compounds in crude oil
Qiuwei Zhao Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Production of ethanol from corn stalks using an engineered strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan South Dakota State University A novel continuous oil seed extraction method for jet fuel production
Rajiv Arora Shaheed Bhagat Singh State Technical Campus Biodiesel from high free fatty acid rice bran oil using heterogeneous catalyst
David Glass D. Glass Associates, Inc.  International Regulation of Industrial Biotechnology
Megan E. Hums Drexel University  Feasibility and Environmental Impacts of the Production of Biodiesel from Grease Trap Waste
Harold May  Biomedicine & Environmental Science Center, Medical Univeristy of South Carolina (MUSC) The ElectrobiomeTM:  a Microbial Platform for the Electrosynthesis of Chemicals and Fuels from CO2.
Dan Derr  Logos Technologies  Electrofermentation to Produce Fuels from Carbon Dioxide
Dr. Joshua Silverman Calysta Energy, Inc. Novel Bioreactor Designs for Rapid Methane Fermentation
Richard Bolin NREL Bio-GTL: Novel Biocatalyst For Conversion Of Natural Gas Into Diesel Fuel
Vivianne Serpa Muller  Novozymes Latin America LTDA Commercial lignocellulosic biofuels in Brazil boosting future development opportunities
Robert H. Natelson North Carolina State University Techno-economic Analysis of Jet Fuel From Camelina
Jiajia (August) Meng  Southern Research Institute  Mild Biomass Liquefaction Process for Economic Production of Stabilized Refinery-Ready Bio-Oils

Algae, Specialty Crops, and Biomass Supply Posters 

Jeffrey Moody Utah State University  Global Evaluation of Biofuel Potential from Microalgae

Renewable Chemical Platforms and Biobased Material Posters

Fuli Li Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Thermostability properties of a xylanase XynA from Caldicellulosiruptor sp. F32: important influence of carbohydrate binding module and non-regular region amino acids

Specialty Chemicals, Pharma Intermediates, Food Ingredients Posters

Rym Salah-Tazdait Mouloud Mammeri University of Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria Antiparasite Activity of Chitosan Prepared from Shrimp Shell Waste
Jianmin Xing Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences Construction of reductive pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae for effective succinic acid fermentation at low pH value
Hendrik Waegerman Bio Base Europe Plant  Scale up of chito-oligomer production via bacterial fermentation

Synthetic Biology and Genomics Research Posters

Yanping Zhang Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Accelerating Microbial Metabolism by Controlling Redox Potential during Fermentation Process

Growing Global Markets Posters

Michael Harlin  Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg Patenting Innovation in Industrial Biotechology

Academic Research Presentations Posters 

Pradip Roychoudhury Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi A novel perfusion system for enhanced therapeutic protein production from mammalian cells
Francisca Pessoa de França Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Biopolymers Production by Xanthomonas campestris PV campestris From Glicerine, by-products of biodiesel production
Djaber  Tazdait Mouloud Mammeri University of Tizi-Ouzou Malathion Biodegredation: Evaluation of its use as phosphorous and sulphur sources
Dr. Idan Chiyanzu North West University Microwave-assisted synthesis of n-butanol directly from bioethanol using bulk MgO
Gabriela Dziworska Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland Biomass as a source of feedstocks for the preparation of environmentally friendly polymer materials
Dr. Shalini Singh Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India  Effect of Metabolic Regulators in the Production ofAlpha-Amylase by Aspergillus sp. Using Lignocellulosic Substrate for Potential Industrial Applications 
Prof.P.K.Roychoudhury Indian Institute of Technology A novel perfusion system for enhanced therapeutic protein production from mammalian cells
Xuerong Xing Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Production of lactic acid production in a novel fermentation and separation integration system
Renee Yuan Tamkang University  A presentation on biobased economy applications in the eu and in taiwan on waste microalgae culture with biofuels production study.
Merve Akkus  Middle East Technical University Acetylation of Corn Cob Hemicellullose in the Presence of Potassium Acetate Salt to Reduce Their Water Sensitivity
Tamas I. Koranyi Department of Mechanical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands Lignin Valorization by Catalytic Depolymerization in Supercritical Ethanol
Ganapathy Sivakumar Arkansas Biosciences Institute, Arkansas State University Colchicine Pathway N-Acetyltransferase: Identification, Cloning and Expression
B. Otto Ortega-Morales    Intertidal Marine Environments as a Biotechnological Source of Microbial Biosurfactants
Catarina Dias de Almeida Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering(IBB) - Instituto Superior Técnico(IST), Un. of Lisbon Biodegradable polyesters from agro-industrial by-products
Edah Alexander Oba Department of Chemistry, University of Jos, Jos. Potentials of Arrinrashow Clay in Wet Litter Management in Poultry Production.
M. Teresa Cesário IBB- Instituto Superior Tecnico From wheat straw hydrolysates to homo- and co-polyhydroxyalkanoates
Dr Shahnaz Subhan Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Noida, India An industrial protocol for in vitro production of psoralen: a highly medicinally potent bioactive compound from an endangered leguminous taxon- Psoralea corylifolia Linn. Shahnaz Subhan
Petra Koefinger    Homologous and heterologous expression of dehydrogenases and oxidoreductases of Ralstonia eutropha H16
Steffen Gruber    Versatile and stable vectors for efficient gene expression in Ralstonia eutropha H16
Lukasz Stanczyk Institute of Technical Biochemistry, Lodz University of Technology Method of preparative scale production of immobilized lipases destined for bioconversion, biotransformations and biorefining processes

Technical Presentations Posters 

Wei Huang  Beijing Research Institute for Nutritional Resource Enhanced Biofuels Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass by Microwave-assisted Pretreatment
Miroslawa Szczesna-Antczak Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland Conversion of various oils using lipolytic fungal biomass in non-water systems
Rishi Jain Praj Matrix - The Innovation Center Investigation of yeast performances in the fermentation of first generation feedstocks
Victoria Kurtz Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc A Dynamic Imaging Cell Monitoring System for Real-Time Analysis of Algae-to Biofuel/Bioproduct Production
Felix Lenk Technische Universitaet Dresden, Department of Bioprocess Engineering Innovative lab automation solution for culture dish handling and imaging using the PetriJet Technology platform
Lisa Kenney Genedata Genedata Selector™ Application Suite:  From Single Genome Integration to Full Microbiome Characterization
Thomas Hartsch Genedata Genotype-Phenotype Based Breeding Strategies for Plants and Crops Using an Enterprise Knowledge Management Suite
Tim Zeppenfeld Genedata Metagenomics Analysis and Optimization of Biogas Production Processes
Ondrej Valina  Caversoft  CAVER Analyst – Engineering of Enzymes by Modification of Access Tunnels