MB 3.0

MB 3.0: Dutch microbial biotechnology in action

Monday November 7th 2016, TU Delft Sports and Culture, Theater Auditorium
​Mekelweg 10, building 38, Delft


9:30  – 10:00 Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:10 Introduction Pascale Daran-Lapujade, TUD

10:10 - 11:00 Opening lecture: Ralf Takors, IBVT, Germany
Transcriptional and metabolic responses on large-scale gradients – elucidating regulatory dynamics in E. coli and C. glutamicum

11:00 - 11:30 Tijn Daas, WUR
Towards consolidated bioprocessing for lactic acid production

11:30 - 12:00 Maurizio Montalti, Officina Corpuscoli
Mycelium design

12:00 -12:30 Huub op den Camp, RU Nijmegen
Methanotrophy in acidic volcanic ecosystems depends on rare earth elements 

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch, coffee and networking

14:00 - 14:25 Alex Salazar, TUD
Unravelling the genomic architecture of industrial-relevant yeasts using long-read sequencing technology

14:25 - 14:50 Jeroen Nijland, RUG
Optimizing pentose transport in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

14:50 - 15:15 Claire Khosravi, UU
Re-routing carbon metabolism in Aspergillus nidulans

15:15 - 16:45 Coffee break and poster session

16:45 - 17:05 Poster pitches (4)

17:05 - 17:30 Mickel Jansen, DSM
Development of next generation yeast strains for ethanol production from lignocellulosic feedstocks

17:30- 18:15 Closing lecture, John van der Oost, WUR
CRISPR-Cas9

18:15 Drinks