MB 5.0

MB 5.0: Dutch microbial biotechnology in action

Monday November 5th 2018, DUWO Lecture Hall
​Professor Schermerhornstraat 4, 2628 PZ Delft


9:30  – 10:00    Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:10    Introduction Mickel Jansen, DSM

10:10 - 10:40    Matthias Heinemann, RUG
A cell - a chemical machine that must not operate too hard?

10:40 - 11:00    Aniek van der Woude, Photanol
From cyanobacteria to chemicals

11:00 - 11:20    Ioannis Mougiakos, WUR
Hot'n'sharp: characterizing ThermoCas9 for bacterial genome editing and silencing

11:20 - 11:40    Dennis Claessen, Leiden University
Adaptive morphogenesis in filamentous actinomycetes

11:40- 12:10     Poster pitches

12:10 - 14:00    Lunch, poster session and networking

14:00 - 14:50    Guest lecture: Beatrix Süß - TU Darmstadt
RNA aptamers as genetic control devices - the potential of riboswitches as synthetic elements for regulating gene expression

14:50 - 15:20    Ronnie Lubbers, UU
Aromatic metabolism of filamentous fungi

15:20 - 15:40    Win de Laat, BioscienZ
Producing food without animals, growing crops without chemicals

15:40 - 16:25    Coffee break and poster session

16:25 - 16:45    Marissa Boleij, TU Delft
Extraction and characterisation of extracellular polymers of anammox granular sludge

16:45 – 17:05    Dennis Botman, VU
Fluorescent biosensors in yeast

17:05- 17:40     Closing lecture, Volkert van der Steijn, TU Delft
Bioprocess engineering using droplet microfluidics

17:40                Drinks