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22 05, 2017

Student Poster Presentation Awards

2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00

Congratulations to the winners for the 2017 SBFC Student Poster Presentation Awards and thank you to all the students who participated and presented their posters.

Applied Category Winner

Jennifer Nill, University of California-Davis
Mechanistic modelling of enzymatic saccharification of cellulose

Fundamental Category […]

Student Poster Presentation Awards 2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00
27 04, 2017

Diversity Award Winners 2017

2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00

The SIMB Diversity Travel Award has been established to promote diversity and to increase the participation of underrepresented minority groups in the Society of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) amongst the graduate students making presentations at any SIMB-sponsored meeting. […]

Diversity Award Winners 2017 2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00
27 04, 2017

Bioeconomy Leadership Award Winner 2017 – DSM

2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00

Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for […]

Bioeconomy Leadership Award Winner 2017 – DSM 2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00
27 04, 2017

Raphael Katzen Award Winner 2017 – Brian Foody

2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00

Brian Foody has been the CEO of Iogen since 1986. He is responsible for Iogen’s strategic and technology direction. Under his leadership, Iogen has been a pioneer in cellulosic ethanol. Brian has contributed greatly to advances in the technology, […]

Raphael Katzen Award Winner 2017 – Brian Foody 2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00
27 04, 2017

Charles D. Scott Award Winner 2017 – Jonathan R. Mielenz

2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00

Dr. Jonathan R. Mielenz received his PhD in Microbiology from University of Illinois C-U. After a UCDavis postdoctoral fellowship, he cloned a thermostable α-amylase for Corn Products, one of the first GRAS GMO food enzymes to be approved and […]

Charles D. Scott Award Winner 2017 – Jonathan R. Mielenz 2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00
26 04, 2017

2017 Banquet Speaker – Jolene Babyak

2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00

Alcatraz: Growing up on the Dark Side

Jolene Babyak is one of the most knowledgeable, firsthand experts on Alcatraz history—where she lived twice as a child.

She is the author of four books, Eyewitness On Alcatraz; Birdman; Breaking The Rock; and […]

2017 Banquet Speaker – Jolene Babyak 2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00
25 04, 2017

Before you go, SBFC 2017

2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00

The 2017 SBFC Program Chairs, Program Co-Chairs, Organizing Committee, SIMB Officers, Directors, and Staff are looking forward to seeing you next week at the 39th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, […]

Before you go, SBFC 2017 2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00
14 04, 2016

Before you go!

2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00

The 2016 SBFC Program Chairs, Program Co-­‐Chairs, Organizing Committee, SIMB Officers, Directors, and Staff are looking forward to seeing you next week at the 38th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals at the Hilton Camden Yards, Baltimore, MD, USA!
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Before you go! 2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00
11 04, 2016

Scott Award Winner 2016 – Charles Abbas

2016-04-14T12:24:08+00:00

Charles Abbas

Charles received a B.S. in Microbiology from the U of Minnesota, an M.S. in Microbiology from the U. of Montana and completed a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Cell Science at the U. of Florida (Gainesville). He […]

Scott Award Winner 2016 – Charles Abbas 2016-04-14T12:24:08+00:00
11 04, 2016

Bioeconomy Award Winner 2016 – LanzaTech

2017-10-24T21:34:27+00:00

LanzaTech

LanzaTech, a company founded in New Zealand in 2005,  has developed a unique microbial capability that captures and recycles a broad spectrum of gases for fuel production. These robust microbes combined with innovative approaches in bioreactor design and process development […]

Bioeconomy Award Winner 2016 – LanzaTech 2017-10-24T21:34:27+00:00