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[2018-10-03]
Frances Arnold awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Biochemical engineer Frances Arnold has been awarded with he 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, in recognition of her work in the field of ‘enzyme directed evolution’, which mimics natural evolution to create new and better proteins in the laboratory. The Prize is half-shared wit [...]
[2018-05-09]
Plastics from sugar: the end to petrochemicals?
"Research Success Story" about EnzOx2 published in EUResearch, the Swiss guide to European research & innvation.
[2018-04-16]
EnzOx2 mid-term meeting
The mid-term technical meeting of the EnzOx2 Consortium took place last 12-April in The Netherlands, hosted by partner TUDelft. This was an important meeting for all of us, where the results achieved during the first half of the project were analyzed and decisions were taken [...]
[2017-12-11]
WhiteBiotech Unit at CIB-CSIC
The WhiteBiotech (industrial biotechnology) interdepartmental unit is a joint effort of active groups working in microbial biotechnology and protein science with a record of mutual collaboration at CIB. The mission of the WhiteBiotech unit is promoting excellence in knowledge [...]
[2017-11-02]
AIMPLAS releases press note to Spanish media on their participation in EnzOx2
Interempresas PLASTICO: Biomasa para elaborar PEF, aditivos e ingredientes farmacéuticos CLIMA noticias: La biomasa proporcionará compuestos químicos de alto valor añadido Revista PQ: La biomasa proporcionará compuestos químicos de alto valor añadido BioEconomía: EnzOx2, [...]
[2017-10-25]
Avantium at 6th Biobased Performance Materials Symposium - June 2017
On Thursday, June 15, the 6th edition of the BPM symposium took place at Wageningen (NL). In Session 2, Ed de Jong from Avantium gave a presentation on "Renewable chemicals into bio-based materials: from lignocellulose to PEF" showing the company's strategy to achieve efficient [...]
[2017-10-25]
EnzOx2 12-month progress meeting
The second technical meeting of the EnzOx2 Consortium took place last 19-Oct in Seville, hosted by partner IRNAS-CSIC. After one year of project progress a number of interesting results were presented and discussed, bringing to light the good advancement of the objectives [...]
[2017-10-24]
Advanced Course on Biocatalysis and Protein Engineering. 9-13 April 2018, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
The Advanced Course Biocatalysis aims to familiarize participants with the integrated, interdisciplinary approach required to utilize the catalytic potential of enzymes and whole cells for the production of useful compounds. Organic chemists, enzymologists, microbiologists [...]
[2017-09-25]
Lign­o­Bi­otech 2018, the 5th Sym­posium of Bi­o­tech­no­logy Ap­plied to Ligno­cel­lu­loses in Hel­sinki, 29 Au­gust - 1 Septem­ber 2018
Following in footsteps of the previous LignoBiotech symposia held the first time in France (Reims, 2010), then in Japan (Fukuoka, 2012), Chile (Concepcion, 2014), and in Spain (Madrid, 2016), LignoBiotech V Symposium is the stage for representing the recent advances and [...]
[2017-06-13]
Directed Enzyme Evolution: Advances and Applications (Miguel Alcalde, Ed.)
This book focuses on some of the most significant advances in enzyme engineering that have been achieved through directed evolution and hybrid approaches. On the 25th anniversary of the discovery of directed evolution, this volume is a tribute to the pioneers of this thrilling [...]