On April 25-28, 2015, BIT's 8th Annual World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology-2015 (ibio-2015) was successfully held in Nanjing International Youth Conference Hotel. Almost 300 participants from over 29 countries and regions shared their research in the conference ibio-2015.
Among them the plenary keynote speakers are Dr. Xiucai Liu, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Cathay Industrial Biotech Ltd., China; Dr. Claus Crone Fuglsang, Vice President of BioEnergy Research and Development, Novozymes, Inc, Denmark; Dr. Jei-Fu Shaw, President &Chair Professor, I-Shou University, Taiwan; Prof. German Spangenberg,Executive Director, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, La Trobe University, Australia; Dr. Baoguo Sun, Head of Central Service R&D, Codexis Laboratories Singapore, Singapore.
Throughout the conference, the total 9 sessions covered the topics: The Future of Bio-energy: Advanced Technology, Challenges, Trend and Opportunities; Biomass Feedstock and Advanced Biomass Conversion Technologies; Breakthrough in Ligno-Cellulose Bioethanol and Other Biofuels; Biologic Pharmaceutical Development; Biomarkers, Molecular Diagnostics/Prognostics, and Biomedical Devices;Environmental Biotechnology; Agriculture and Plant Biotechnology; Innovative Biomaterials; 2nd Annual International Symposium of Industrial Microbiology (ISIM-2015).
After the conference, many participants expressed their satisfaction with the content of the congress. We also appreciate your precious opinion and suggestions to us. With the great support and suggestions from all of the participants, we are quite confident in organizing ibio-2016 in Korea. We are looking forward to meeting you again. If you are interested in ibio-2016, please contact Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Bruce A. Beutler,
Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2011
Dr. Tim Hunt,
Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2001
Dr. Claus Crone Fuglsang,
Dr. Jei-Fu Shaw,
President &Chair Professor, I-Shou University, Taiwan
Dr. German Spangenberg,
Dr. Xiucai Liu, Founder,
Chairman & CEO, Cathay Industrial Biotech Ltd., China
|Dr. Claus Crone Fuglsang
As the Vice President for BioEnergy, Claus Fuglsang is leading Novozymes research in these areas and he oversees a portfolio of projects with more than 150 employees. As such, Claus has played a big part in the development of the first commercial cellulosic ethanol enzymes, Novozymes’ Cellic® CTec range as well as novel products in the existing grain based ethanol industry.
|Dr. Mark A. Emalfarb
Mark A. Emalfarb is the founder of Dyadic. He has been a member of Dyadic’s board of directors since October 2004 and has served as its Chairman as well as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dyadic from October 2004 until April 2007 and from June 2008 until the present. Since founding the predecessor to Dyadic in 1979, Mr. Emalfarb has successfully led and managed the evolution of Dyadic from its origins as a pioneer and leader in providing ingredients used in the stone-washing of blue jeans to the discovery, development, manufacturing and commercialization of specialty enzymes used in various industrial applications and the development of an integrated technology platform based on Dyadic’s patented and proprietary C1 fungal microorganism. Mr. Emalfarb is an inventor of over 25 U.S. and foreign biotechnology patents and patent applications resulting from discoveries related to the Company’s patented and proprietary C1 fungus, and has been the architect behind its formation of several strategic research and development, manufacturing and marketing relationships with U.S. and international partners. Mr. Emalfarb earned his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa in 1977.
|Dr. Xiucai Liu
Dr. Xiucai Liu is the chairman of Cathay Industrial Biotech, Ltd. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology of China and went abroad in the 1980s to obtain his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin in the United States, followed by postdoctoral research at Yale and Columbia and then a position as a senior scientist at the Sandoz Research Institute. In 1997 he founded Cathay Industrial Biotech, which developed bioprocess long chain diacids to take over half the world chemical market for that product and achieved large scale commercialization of second generation biobutanol technology. Recently he has led the development of commercial scale technology to produce biobased diamine, launching the world’s first comprehensive biobased polyamide series. Dr. Liu served as the first chairman of the Sino American Pharmaceutical Association, the largest professional organization for overseas Chinese; won the 10 Cutting Edge “Sea Turtle” Returnee Entrepreneurs Award and the Elite Returnee Entrepreneur Award; he was also selected by Biofuels Digest as one of “The Top 100 People in Bioenergy, 2011-2012.”
|Cluster 1 Main Conference|
|Part One:||Part Two:|
|Opening Ceremony and Nobel Laureate Forum||Keynote Forum|
|Cluster 2 Scientific Program|
|Stream 1: Bioenergy Development||Stream 2: Pharmaceutical and Medical Biotech|
|Stream 3: Environmental Biotechnology||Stream 4: Agriculture and Plant Biotechnology|
|Stream 5: Innovative Biomaterials||2nd Annual International Symposium of Industrial Microbiology (ISIM-2015)|
|Cluster 3 Business Development|
• Industrial Sponsored Symposia
|Cluster 4 Posters and EXPO|
|• Posters Sessions|
|• Product and Technology Exhibition|
|Why Reserve a Booth at ibio-2015|
|• Meet face to face with key leaders in the field of protein and peptide Science and technology|
|• Explore new business opportunities both at home and abroad|
|• Spotlight your advanced technologies and their scientific and commercial applications|
|• Have the opportunity to network with those attending the conference in the exhibition hall|
|Cluster 5 Social Events|
|• Culture Activities-Art Performance and Show|
|• Cocktail Social Networking|
|• City Tour As Requested|
|• Field Trip to Universities/Industries, and Networking Tour|
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