22 05, 2017

Student Poster Presentation Awards

By |2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Awards, Student Poster|

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 […]

27 04, 2017

Diversity Award Winners 2017

By |2017-10-24T21:34:26+00:00April 27th, 2017|Awards, Diversity Award|

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. […]

11 04, 2016

Bioeconomy Award Winner 2016 – LanzaTech

By |2017-10-24T21:34:27+00:00April 11th, 2016|Awards, Bioeconomy|


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 […]

13 04, 2015

Bioeconomy Award Winner 2015 – Novozymes

By |2015-04-13T16:26:12+00:00April 13th, 2015|Awards, Bioeconomy|

Dr. Sarah A. Teter – Accepting the award on behalf of Novozymes

Dr. Sarah A. Teter is a Staff Scientist at Novozymes, Inc., where she manages Novozymes’ global portfolio of biomass conversion research projects. Teter’s research has had a significant […]

13 04, 2015

Scott Award Winner 2015 – Peter Biely

By |2015-04-13T16:06:39+00:00April 13th, 2015|Awards, Scott Award|

Dr. Peter Biely, DrSc. is a biochemist and research professor from the Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Slovakia. He graduated from the Comenius University in Bratislava in 1963, obtained PhD degree from the Czechoslovak Academy of […]

31 03, 2015

Katzen Award Winner 2015 – Phil Madson

By |2017-10-24T21:34:27+00:00March 31st, 2015|Awards, Katzen Award|

Phil Madson has served as President of KATZEN International, Inc. since 1993. He has held a number of technical and executive positions since joining the firm in 1980, including technology development, process engineering, project management, startup services and marketing. KATZEN’s […]