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ResearchGBBStudy at GBB5th International Conference on Novel Enzymes

Invited Speakers

OCTOBER 11-14, 2016 / GRONINGEN / THE NETHERLANDS
OCTOBER 11-14, 2016 / GRONINGEN / THE NETHERLANDS
Accepted Speakers


NOVEL ENZYMES BY DISCOVERY


Prof. Dr. John Gerlt, University of Illinois, USA
Title presentation: "Transport system solute binding protein (SBP)‑Guided discovery of novel enzymes in novel metabolic pathways"


Prof. Dr. Thomas Barends, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
Title presentation: "Hydrazine synthase, a bacterial enzyme producing rocket fuel"


Prof. Dr. David Leys, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Title presentation: "Unravelling the chemistry underpinning reversible decarboxylation in the UbiX-UbiD system"


Dr. Kirk Schnorr, Novozymes, Denmark
Title presentation: "Novel enzymes in an industrially relevant context"


Prof. Dr. Florian Hollfelder, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Title presentation: "Rules and tools for efficient enzyme evolution, recruitment and discovery based on catalytic promiscuity"


Prof. Dr. Kohei Oda, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
Title presentation: "A bacterium that degrades and assimilates poly(ethylene terephthalate) and its enzymes involved in the degradation"


NOVEL ENZYMES BY ENGINEERING


Prof. Dr. Manfred Reetz, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
Title presentation: "Recent methodology developments in directed evolution"


Prof. Dr. Magali Remaud-Simeon, University of Toulouse, France
Title presentation: "Structurally-guided engineering of enzymes and enzymatic pathways for novel products"


Prof. Dr. Emma Master, University of Toronto, Canada
Title presentation: “Polysaccharide utilization loci as sources of unique carbohydrate active enzymes”


NOVEL ENZYMES & BIOCATALYSIS


Prof. Dr. Dick Janssen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Title presentation: "Computational approaches in enzyme engineering"


Dr. Daniela Monti, Istituto di Chimica del Riconoscimento Moleculare, Italy
Title presentation: "Novel "hot" epoxide hydrolases: from discovery in metagenomes to synthetic exploitation"


Prof. Dr. Berndt Nidetzky, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Title presentation: "Novel synthetic glycosylations and phosphorylations in single and multi-enzyme catalyzed transformations"


Prof. Dr. Leandro Helgueira Andrade, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Title presentation: "From enzyme prospection to synthetic applications with hetero-compounds"


Dr. Slavko Kralj, DuPont, The Netherlands
Title presentation: "Biocatalysis towards the production of specialty carbohydrates"


OXIDATIVE BIOCATALYSIS


Dr. Monika Muller, DSM, The Netherlands
Title presentation: "Application of P450 monooxygenases on kg scale"


Dr. Rubén Gómez Castellanos, University of Pavia, Italy
Title presentation: "New Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases by discovery and engineering".


Dr. Boris Schilling, Givaudan, Switzerland
Title presentation: "Use of biocatalysis for the production of flavor and fragrance ingredients"


Contact: novelenzymes@rug.nl

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