All invited lectures and oral presentations have been confirmed, but poster presentations are available till October 10, 2016. We invite speakers for oral presentations who are younger than 40 to compete for the Young Scholar Award sponsored by Vland Biotech.
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 ICMS 2016 Program 

Plenary speakers:

Prof. Gregory N. Stephanopoulos

Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Member, National Academy of Engineering, USA
Editor-in-Chief, Metabolic Engineering (Elsevier)
Lecture: Upgrading waste for food, fuel and chemicals production via metabolic engineering

Prof. Sang-Yup Lee

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Korea Advances Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Fellow, National Academy of Science and Technology, Korea
Editor-in-Chief, Biotechnology Journal (Wiley)
Lecture: Bio-based production of natural and non-natural polymers by systems metabolic engineering

Prof. Jens B. Nielsen

Department of Biology and Biological Engineering
Chalmers University, Sweden
Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Lecture: Genome-scale metabolic modeling of yeast

Prof. Ying-Jin Yuan

Department of Chemical Engineering
Tianjin University, China
Lecture: Design and construction of yeast genome

Prof. Edward A. Bayer

Department of Biomolecular Sciences
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Editor-in-Chief, Biotechnology Advances (Elsevier)
Lecture: Designer cellulosomes: A gold mine for synthetic nanobiotechnology

Prof. Tian-Wei Tan

Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Lecture: Cofactor regulation for more efficient production of chemicals and biofuels

Keynote speakers for metabolic science

Prof. Lars Nielsen

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN)
University of Queensland, Australia
Lecture: A sampling toolbox for unravelling dynamic behaviour of metabolic reactions and networks

Prof. Hiroshi Shimizu

Department of Bioinformatic Engineering
Osaka University, Japan
Lecture: Integration of in silico design and experimental evaluation of metabolic pathways for creation of microbial cell factories

Dr. Hal Alper

Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Texas, USA
Lecture: Metabolic engineering of yeasts for advanced fuels and chemicals

Dr. Tilmann Weber

NNF Center for Biosustainability
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Lecture: In silico and experimental tools for the metabolic engineering of natural product producers

Dr. Maria Klapa

Head of Metabolic Engineering and Systems Biology Lab
Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (ICE-HT), Greece
Lecture: Metabolomics and network biology for sensitive process monitoring in cell culture engineering

Dr. Christian Metallo

Department of Bioengineering
University of California, USA
Lecture: Understanding adipose tissue physiology using metabolic flux analysis

Dr. Zonglin (Lewis) Liu

USDA Agricultural Research Service, USA
Lecture: Towards the next-generation biocatalyst develoment: a prototype model of industrial yeast

Prof. Barbara A. Andrews

Center for Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
University of Chile, Chile
Lecture: Genome-scale reconstruction of Salinispora tropica metabolism and its applications in secondary metabolite production

Prof. Li-Xin Zhang

Institute of Microbiology
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Lecture: Leveraging new natural product sources and synthetic biology to generate leads

Prof. Zong-Bao Zhao

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Lecture: Designing non-natural redox cofactor- wired metabolism

Prof. Qi-Peng Yuan

College of Life Science and Technology
Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
Lecture: Metabolic regulation of shikimate pathway for the biosynthesis of aromatic compounds

Prof. Jun-Biao Dai

School of Life Sciences
Tsinghua University, China
Lecture: Decode and reprogram the yeast genome

Prof. Andriy Luzhetskyy

Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS),
Lecture: Actinobacteria biosynthetic potential: bridging in silico and in vivo

Prof. Shang-Tian Yang

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Ohio State University, USA
Lecture: Metabolic and process engineering for fuels and chemicals from lignocellulosic biomass and CO2

Prof. Hung-Wen Liu

College of Pharmacy, and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Texas at Austin, USA
Lecture: Co-option of sulphur-transfer machinery from primary metabolism for 2-thiosugar biosynthesis

Prof. Wolfgang Wohlleben

Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine
University of Tübingen, Germany
Lecture: Analysis and engineering of precursor supply in natural product biosynthesis

Keynote speakers for bioprocess engineering

Prof. Akihiko Kondo

Department of Chemical Engineering
Kobe University, Japan
Lecture: Development of microbial cell factories for consolidated bioprocessing by synthetic biology platform

Prof. Yen-Han Lin

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Lecture: Characteristic of DCO2 profile and its application to ethanol fermentation

Prof. W. H. (Emile) van Zyl

Department of Microbiology
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Lecture: Developing CBP yeast for the production of green chemicals from cellulosic and starchy feedstocks

Prof. Penjit Srinophakun

Department of Chemical Engineering
Kasetsart University, Thailand
President, Thai Society for Biotechnology
Lecture: Bioprocessing of Rhodococcus opacus PD630 for producing bio-oils and bio-active compounds

Prof. Long Liu

School of Biotechnology
Jiangnan University, China
Lecture: Dynamic regulation of glucose transportation pathway and central metabolic network for overproduction of N-acetylglucosamine in Bacillus subtilis

Prof. Jo-Shu Chang

Department of Chemical Engineering
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Lecture: Microalgae-based CO2 reutilization for fine chemicals production

Shirley Fenton

Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology
University of Waterloo, Canada
Lecture: Creating a biotechnology innovation ecosystem

Prof. Liang-Cai Peng

College of Plant Science & Technology
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Lecture: Metabolic modifications of lignocellulosic biomass for biorefinery

Prof. Xin-Hui Xing

Department of Chemical Engineering
Tsinghua University, China
Lecture: ARTP mutagenesis as a useful tool for systematic engineering of microbial cell factories

Prof. Md. Mozammel Hoq

Department of Microbiology
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecture: Bioprocess development for eco- friendly industrial enzymes from Bacillus licheniformis

Prof. Yin-Bo Qu

School of Life Science
Shandong University, China
Lecture: Integrated lignocellulosic biorefinery with on- site fed-batch cellulase production

Prof. Li-Rong Yang

Department of Chemical Engineering
Zhejiang University, China
Lecture: Chemo-enzymatic synthesis technology of nicotinamide

Prof. Shi-Zhong Li

Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology
Tsinghua University, China
Lecture: Advanced solid state fermentation for cost- effective production of fuels and chemicals

Prof. Jian-Zhong Sun

Biofuels Institute
Jiangsu University, China
Lecture: How the wood-feeding termites to crack down the biomass recalcitrance for carbonhydrate utilization: a nature- inspired technology for biofuels

Prof. Jin-Ho Seo

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Seoul National University, Korea
Lecture: Production of human milk oligosaccharides as co-product for microalgal-based biorefinery

Prof. Chun Li

School of Life Science
Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Lecture: Triterpenoids artificially synthesized by Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Invited speakers for the celebration workshop of Biotechnology Advances (Elsevier)

Prof. Eleftherios T. Papoutsakis (Editor, Biotechnology Advances)

Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Delaware, USA
Lecture: Capture and convert all the carbon through mixotrophy, syntrophy, acetogens and solventogens together

Prof. Wei-Shou Hu (Editorial Board Member, Biotechnology Advances)

Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Minnesota, USA
Lecture: Biochemical engineering in cell culture technology

Prof. Juan Asenjo (Editorial Board Member, Biotechnology Advances)

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
University of Chile
President, Chilean Academy of Sciences, Chile
Lecture: Metabolic engineering of new Streptomyces sp. from extreme environments for novel antibiotics and anticancer drugs

Prof. Spiros N. Agathos (Editorial Board Member, Biotechnology Advances)

School of Life Science and Biotechnology
Yachay Tech University, Ecuador
Lecture: Phototroph bioprocessing from metabolic understanding to scaleable and energy-efficient photobioreactors

Prof. Ping Xu

School of Life Science and Biotechnology
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Lecture: Metabolic engineering for sustainably producing valuable chemicals

Prof. He Huang

School of Pharmaceutical Science
Nanjing University of Technology, China
Lecture: Bio-manufacturing of nutritional chemicals

Prof. Jian-He Xu

School of Biotechnology
East China University of Science and Technology, China
Lecture: Combinatorial evolution of phosphotriesterase by hierarchical iteration mutagenesis

Prof. Z. Jason Zhang

Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
University of Ottawa, Canada
Lecture: Engineering strategies for cost efficient mass production of heterologous proteins in Pichia pastoris

Prof. Yu-Kaung Chang

Department of Chemical Engineering
Ming Chi University of Technology, Taiwan
Lecture: An integrated purification process based on stirred fluidized bed adsorption chromatography and nanofiber membrane chromatography

Prof. Yajie Tang

School of Biological Engineering and Food Science
Hubei University of Technology, China
Lecture: Improvement of succinate biosynthesis by metabolic engineering in Escherichia coli