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BioE Seminar: Systems Metabolic Engineering as an Enabler for Successful BIo-Based Production of Chemicals and Materials

May 3

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side A, room 1464

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Sang Yup Lee, Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Dean of KAIST Institutes, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Abstract: : Due to our increasing concerns on climate change and other environmental issues, bio-based production of chemicals and materials from renewable non-food resources has been attracting much interest. In this lecture, I will present the general strategies for the bio-based production of chemicals, in particular focusing on systems metabolic engineering as an enabler. Following description on various tools and methods of systems metabolic engineering, I will showcase several example products ranging from fuels, bulk chemicals and also materials.


King, Pamela