Advances in Biofuels: DOE Bioenergy Research Centers II

Friday, November 12, 2010: 8:30 AM
251 B Room (Salt Palace Convention Center)

Description:
This session will report on resent progress made at the three DOE Bioenergy Research Centers. These three centers were established in 2007 by the DOE to accelerate the development of renewable fuels. Topics covered will include plant production, cell wall engineering, advanced pretreatment processes, and enzyme and microbial biocatalyst development. Papers will be limited to researchers associated with one of the three centers.


Sponsor:
Sustainable Biorefineries
Co-Sponsor(s):
Research and New Technology Committee (18j)


Chair:
Venkatesh Balan
Email: balan@egr.msu.edu

Co-chairs:
Seema Singh
Email: seesing@sandia.gov

Marcus Foston
Email: Marcus.Foston@ipst.gatech.edu



8:30 AM
(719a) Alkaline Based Pretreatments at Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Shishir Chundawat, Leonardo da Costa Sousa, Venkatesh Balan and Bruce Dale


8:55 AM
(719b) Targeted Discovery of Enzymes From Enriched Microbial Consortia for High Temperature Saccharification of Ionic-Liquid Pre-Treated Biomass
Steven W. Singer, John M. Gladden, Patrik D'haeseleer, Martin Allgaier, Dylan C. Chivian, Terry C. Hazen, Jean S. Vandergheynst, Philip Hugenholtz and Blake A. Simmons



9:45 AM
(719d) High Throughput Multiplexed GlycoChip Enzymatic Assays for Biofuels Development
Trent Northen, Wolfgang Reindl, Kai Deng, John Gladden, Steven Singer, Anup Singh, Terry Hazen, Blake Simmons, Paul Adams and Jay Keasling


10:10 AM
(719e) Levulinic Acid as a Platform Chemical for the Production of Hydrocarbon Fuels From Lignocellulosic Biomass
Drew J. Braden, Carlos A. Henao, Christos T. Maravelias and James A. Dumesic


10:35 AM
(719f) Metabolic Engineering of Isoprenoid Biofuel Pathway
Taek Soon Lee, Rossana Chan, Alyssa Redding, Chris Petzold and Jay D. Keasling
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