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Paul Hanle discusses the BioGENEius Challenge

Tracy Krughoff of BIOtech Now speaks with Paul Hanle, President of the Biotechnology Institute, regarding activities planned for the BIO International Convention. Hanle discusses the Sanofi-Aventis International BioGENEius Challenge, an annual competition recognizing outstanding research in biotechnology. Listen or download the program here. This year's BioGENEius student presentations will include:

  • An attractive solution to the pressing issues of energy production and wastewater treatment: Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs)
  • Utilizing Designed Surfactant Peptides to Increase Solubility Capabilities of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
  • Diet and Longevity: A vacule-dependent longevity mechanism
  • Engineering and Validating Predictive Infection Surveillance Strategies for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Modeling Synergistic Cellulolytic-Hemicellulolytic Enzyme Complexes for Lignocellulosic Hydrolysis
  • Development of a Urine Test of the Early Detection of Cancer
  • From Cellulosic Biomass to Ethanol: Using Transgenic Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Cellulosic Degradation and Ethanol Fermentation
  • Fast Food Fuel Frenzy: How Effective is Biofuel?
  • Anti-Cancer Activity of Scutellaria on Aht/PKB Signaling
  • A functional genomic framework for chemotherapeutic drug improvement and identification
  • Identification of branch points and investigation of these as additional targets for Exon skipping
  • Identification Of Wavelengths Needed For Optimum Spectral Discrimination Of Skeleton Weed From Other Agricultural Weeds