MB 2.0

MB 2.0: Dutch microbial biotechnology in action

Monday November 2nd 2015, TU Delft Sports and Culture, Theater Auditorium
​Mekelweg 10, building 38, Delft


9:30 – 10:00 Registration and coffee

10:00 – 10:10 Introduction Gert-Jan Euverink, RUG

10:10 – 10:40 Han Wösten, UU
Micro-colony formation in the cell factory Aspergillus

10:40 -11:00 Tim Vos, TUD
Physiology of respiring Saccharomyces cerevisiae at near-zero growth rates: a retentostat approach 

11:00 - 11:30 Georg Lentzen, Isobionics
Fermentative production of flavor and fragrance terpenes 

11:30 -12:00 Lubbert Dijkhuizen, RUG
Structure/Function relationships and engineering of reaction and product specificity of carbohydrate acting microbial enzymes 

12:00 - 13.30 Lunch, coffee and networking

13:30 - 13:35 Announcement selected posters

13:35 - 14:00 Poster Pitches

14:00 - 14:20 Boris Zacchetti, LU
Heterogeneity and aggregation in Streptomycetes 

14:20 - 14:40 Nico Claassens, WUR
Engineering towards synthetic photo(auto)trophy in E. coli  

14:40 - 15:10 Coffee Break

15:10 - 15:30 Filipe Branco dos Santos, UvA
Towards stable and sustainable biotechnological processes - merging the contrasting lifestyles of Cyanobacteria and fermentative microorganisms 

15:30 - 16:00 Closing lecture, Sharief Barends, DuPont
Industrial Biotechnology at DuPont 

16:00 - 16:05 Closing words

16:05 - 17:00 Drinks