March 26 - 28, 2003, Greifswald, Germany
1st Joint Symposium of the Working Group "Biotransformation" of the VAAM and the German Society for Fat Science (DGF)
- To bring together researchers active in the area of enzymatic lipid modification
- To provide a platform to exchange recent achievements in this area covering basic research as well as aspects related to process development / up-scaling using isolated enzymes and whole cell systems
Uwe Bornscheuer, Greifswald University, Greifswald, Germany
Christoph Syldatk, Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany
Andreas Schmid, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Oliver May, Degussa AG, Hanau, Germany
Bernhard Hauer, BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Günther Daum, Technical University Graz, Graz, Austria
Ivo Feußner, Göttingen University, Göttingen, Germany
Support by Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU) , Cognis Deutschland GmbH and Degussa AG is gratefully acknowledged.
Untersuchungs-Beratungs-Forschungslaboratorium GmbH, Altlandsberg
19.00-20.30: Welcome Reception
8.30-8.35 Opening remarks (U. Bornscheuer)
8.35-9.30 Keynote Lecture I J. Pleiss (Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany): "From sequence to function: Understanding specificity and selectivity of lipases"
9.30-10.00 T. Eggert (KFA Jülich, Jülich, Germany): "Directed evolution of an enantioselective lipase from Bacillus subtilis"
10.00-10.30 F. Carriere (CNRS, Marseille, France): "The C-terminal domain of pancreatic lipase: Functional and structural analogies with C2 lipid- binding domains"
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.30 G. Hills (Degussa AG, Hanau, Germany): "Industrial scale production of esters using lipases"
11.30-12.00 M. Rüsch gen. Klaas (University of Applied Science, Neubrandenburg, Germany): "Lipase-catalyzed reactive extraction of oilseeds with dialkyl carbonates"
12.00-12.30 "T. K. Yang (Technical University, Lyngby, Denmark) "Application of immobilized Thermomyces lanuginosa lipase in interesterification"
12.30-13.30 Lunch (a range of restaurants can be found close to the conference location)
13.30-14.00 N. Weber (Federal Research Institute, Münster, Germany): "Phytosteryl esters as cholesterol-reducing food additives by lipase catalysis"
14.00-14.30 D. Pirozzi (Napoli, Italy) "Improvement of the lipase stability in the presence of commercial triglycerides"
14.30-15.00 M. Heinemann (Aachen, Germany): "New insights in lipase-catalyzed esterifications achieved by systematic mathematical modeling
15.00-16.30 Coffee break and poster session
Here is the list of accepted poster presentations
16.30-17.30 Keynote lecture II P. Adlercreutz (Lund University, Lund, Sweden): "Glycerophospholipid conversions catalysed by phospholipases and lipases"
17.30-18.00 M. Egmond (Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands): Mutagenesis studies of Staphylococcal lipases"
19.00 Bus transfer to the fisher village Wieck (close to Greifswald)
20.00 Buffet Dinner at Restaurant "Utkiek", Wieck (registration required)
8.30-9.30 Keynote lecture III J. Ogawa (Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan): "Lactic acid bacteria as catalysts for conjugated fatty acid production"
9.30-10.00 R. Kalscheuer (Münster University, Münster, Germany): Bacterial Bifunctional Wax Ester Synthases/Acyl-CoA:Diacylglycerol Acyltransferases: a Novel Type of Long-Chain Acyltransferase"
10.00-10.30 G. Daum (Technical University, Graz, Austria): "Triacylglycerol metabolism in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae" 10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.30 H. Diehl, Bremen (University): "Competitive incorporation of carotenoids and cholesterol into membranes"
11.30-12.00 C. Syldatk, Stuttgart (Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany): "Investigations on the development of an integrated microbial and enzymatic process (IMEP) for the production of rhamnolipids, L-(+)- rhamnose and ß-hydroxydecanoic acid"
12.00-12.30 H.J. Heipieper (Leipzig, Germany): "The cis - trans isomerase (cti) of unsaturated fatty acids in the bacterium Pseudomonas putida"
13.30-14.00 J. Eck (B.R.A.I.N. AG, Zwingenberg, Germany): "Novel enzymes for biocatalytic applications: Enzyme libraries as a blueprint of functional sequence space
14.00-14.30 J. Lyon, (Diversa Inc., San Diego, USA), "Novel Esterases and Lipases from Biodiversity"
14.30-15.00 U. Schwaneberg, Bremen (International University Bremen, Bremen, Germany): "Laboratory evolution of monooxygenases for industrial applications"
15.00 Closing remarks (U. Bornscheuer)
Download the lecture program as .pdf-document
Please note that the location has changed. The conference will now take place at the Alfried-Krupp-Wissenschaftskolleg, Baderstr. 1, (Entrance is Martin Luther Str. 14!), 17487 Greifswald, Phone: +49 3834-86-190 01 Fax +49 3834-86-190 05
It is located directly at the Greifswald Cathedral.
Here is a map of the surroundings
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We strongly encourage Non-members to apply for membership by sending the application form.
Conference fees include registration, abstract book and welcome reception. The conference dinner (add 35 Euro) is not included. The conference language is English. For oral presentations, MS PowerPoint / beamer will be the preferred format.
Cancellations received on or before 28. February 2003 will be refunded in full less a 30 Euro processing fee. After that date cancellation charge is 50% of the registration fee. If the congress is cancelled for whatever reason, paid fees will be refunded. Further recourse is excluded.
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