23rd Annual Conference on “Current Topics in Industrial Biotechnology” October 20-21, 2014

Center for Biocatalysis and Processsing building exteriorThe state of Iowa, largely through world-class organizations like the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing (CBB), stands at the center of a global revolution in biotechnology. At its inception more than 20 years ago, the CBB became the first and largest organization Plate Reader.in the world to organize a multidisciplinary research group with a primary focus on the areas of biocatalysis and bioprocessing. Two decades later, the Center remains dedicated to education, research and technology transfer. At CBB, our goal is to reshape the agricultural, chemical, nutritional, and pharmaceutical industries by combining the intellectual talents of top scientific faculty with the practical delivery of new technologies. Confidential collaborations with clients enable our laboratory to produce products and develop processes for industry, government, and academia. Today, CBB is Iowa’s primary contract research facility for fermentation and bioprocessing. The Center is proud of its worldwide reputation for excellence.1,500 Liter FermentorPurificaiton Column

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Biocat Beat!

The “Beat” will attempt to provide “Perspectives” of key research papers and developments, published recently in areas of gene/enzyme discovery, biocatalysis and bioprocessing, biofuels and related topics. The perspectives are provided by eminent CBB staff and/or outside experts where acknowledged. CBB contributors include:

Dr Mani Subramanian
Dr Jack Rosazza
Dr Sridhar Gopishetty
Dr Shuvendu Das
Dr Ryan Summers

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