Winners of the 2015 Carol D. Litchfield Student Awards

Posted 9/30/15 by . Filed under Featured News, News and Updates.

Congratulations to the award winners for the 2015 Carol D. Litchfield Student Awards!

Best Student Oral Presentation:

S77 “Identification of novel methylbenzene-containing polyketides produced by an actinomycete with rifampicin-induced rpoB gene mutation”
W.L. Thong, The University of Tokyo

Best Student Poster presentations

Biocatalysis
P9 “Creation of non-natural sugar enzymes by a conserved sequence-based recombination”
S.M. Shin, Kyungpook National University

Environmental
P4 “A preliminary glimpse into the genome of Sedimenticola selenatireducens strain AK4OH1”
T. Louie, Rutgers University

Fermentation/Cell Culture
P46 “Glucose auto-feeding for glucaric acid production by a recombinant E. coli strain”Transcription activator-like effectors as tools for controlling bacterial gene expression”
D. Stenger, Drew University

Metabolic Engineering
P101 “Transcription activator-like effectors as tools for controlling bacterial gene expression”
M.C. Politz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Natural Products
P98 “Genome-wide response of Saccharaomyces cerevisiae to the neurotoxic fungal volatile organic compound 1-octen-3-ol”
S. Morath, Rutgers University

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