The University of Queensland (UQ) in collaboration with University of Paris-Saclay (UPSaclay) and its members CentraleSupelec (CS) and AgroParisTech (AgroPT) are hosting the Advanced biomanufacturing and digital biology workshop as part of UQ-UPSaclay Week.

Biomanufacturing at UQ

Join us as researchers from UQ and UPSaclay present on their cutting edge research in advanced biomanufacturing and digtial biology.

Date: Monday 22 November 2021
AEST Time: 5-8pm
CET Time: 8-11am
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Professor Robert Henry, Professor of Innovation in Agriculture, Centre for Crop Science, UQ
Associate Professor Dr Marwen Moussa, Senior Lecturer of Food and bio-products process engineering, AgroParisTech

UPSaclay speakers

Detection of unexpected contaminants in food
Dr Mathieu Cladière, Associate Professor, Analytical chemistry for food safety, AgroParisTech 

Understanding and prediction of pathogen behavior and persistence in food systems and biofilms
Professor Florence Dubois-Brissonnet, Professor, Microbiology and food safety, AgroParisTech
Dr Maud Darsonval, Associate Professor, Microbiology and food safety, AgroParisTech
Integrating fermentation/bioconversion and on-line extraction processes for biobased molecules
Dr Claire Saulou-Bérion, Associate Professor, Industrial microbiology and bioprocesses, AgroParisTech
Dr Marwen Moussa, Associate Professor, Food and bio-products process engineering, AgroParisTech
Bioconversion of agro-resources into value-added renewable molecules through innovative liquid, submerged and solid-state fermentations or biomethanation processes
Dr Nabila Imatoukene, Research scientist, Biotechnology, URD ABI, AgroParisTech
Dr Quentin Carboué, Research scientist, Solid-state fermentation, URD ABI, AgroParisTech
Professor Dr Michel Lopez, Head of Biotechnology Department, URD ABI, AgroParisTech
Process engineering and materials lab LGPM: Facilities and overview of the research activities 
Professor François Puel, Director, Process Engineering and Materials Research Department (LGPM), CS
Microalgae technology: from the mechanisms to the bioprocess 
Professor Filipa Lopes, CentraleSupélec, Laboratory of Chemical Engineering (LGPM)
The concept of digital twins applied to bioproduction and biobased materials 
Professor Patrick Perré, Head of BioTech Chair, Process Engineering and Materials Research Department (LGPM), CS

UQ speakers

Advanced biomanufacturing infrastructure to drive research translation
Professor Trent Munro, Professor, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, UQ

Plant-derived lactic acid bacteria in food safety, quality and novel fermentation applications
Professor Mark Turner, Deputy Head of School, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, UQ
Biogas fermentation
Professor Zhiguo Yuan AM, Director, Australian Centre for Water and Environmental Biotechnology, UQ
Bioproduction of value-added compounds using digital biology approaches
Dr Adrian Oehmen, Senior Lecturer, School of Chemical Engineering, UQ
Human milk processing using pulsed electric field
Associate Professor Nidhi Bansal, Associate Professor, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences and Affiliate (ResTeach), School of Pharmacy, UQ
Centre for solar bio-technology: developing next generation light driven cell factories
Professor Ben Hankamer, Director, Centre for Solar Biotechnology, UQ 
Genome sequencing to capture novel genetic resources for the diversification of crops to deliver improved food products
Professor Robert Henry, Professor of Innovation in Agriculture, Centre for Crop Science, UQ
An Industrial Transformation Training Centre in Bioplastics and Biocomposites
Associate Professor Steven Pratt, Associate Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, UQ