Event Details

Event: SGM Irish Branch - Microbial Bioconversions: Biocatalysis and Biodegradation

Date: August 31 - September 1 2006

Venue: William Jefferson Clinton Auditorium (University Industry Centre), University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland


August 31 2006 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Talks and offered papers followed by Reception and Dinner in the Nora Green Room, UCD

September 1 2006 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Talks and offered papers


  • Dr Alison Arnold, Ingenza, UK
    Improved fermentations for the production of amino acid oxidases for use in a biocatalytic process
  • Professor Neil Bruce, University of York, UK
    Microbial metabolism of high explosives: new approaches to the detection and clean-up of munitions
  • Dr Rebecca Goss, University of East Anglia, UK
    Harnessing biosynthesis
  • Dr Max Haggblom, Rutgers University, USA
    Anaerobic dehalogenation: from sponges to superfund sites
  • Dr Maria Tuohy, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
  • Dr Barry Wilkinson, Biotica, UK
    Biosynthetic engineering of natural products for drug discovery

Abstract Submission Form - Word format
Abstracts are welcome from any area of microbiology, but particularly in the field of biocatalysis and biodegradation. There will be prizes for the best oral and poster presentations.

Deadline: 31 JULY 2006

Directions/ Accomodation - PDF format

Dr Cormac Murphy (University College Dublin, Ireland) — email cormac.d.murphy@ucd.ie


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