Metabolic Engineering of Next-Generation Biofuels

August
2008
SBE Special Section
James C. Liao
Engineers are turning to genetic and biological tools and techniques to synthesize higher-chain alcohols that do not suffer from the same limitations as ethanol.

Speeding the Design of Bioprocesses

May
2008
SBE Special Section
Andrew D. Tustian
These experimental and modeling techniques enable the rapid, cost-effective design and scale-up of biopharmaceutical manufacturing in an integrated fashion.

Purifying Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies

May
2008
SBE Special Section
Amit Mehta
Eliminating the affinity chromatography step in the mAb purification process trims equipment requirements, shrinks the plant footprint— and reduces costs.

Engineering Organs: Heart and Esophagus

December
2007
SBE Special Section
Buddy D. Ratner
The potential for tissue engineering to transform the practice of medicine is enormous. Chemical engineers will play important roles in this revolution.

Bioprinting: Directed Tissue Self-Assembly

December
2007
SBE Special Section
Vladimir Mironov
Imagine eliminating patient waiting lists for organ transplants. Bioprinting holds the promise of making this happen, but, must research must be done first.

Industry and SBE News

October
2007
SBE Special Section
Dr. George Georgiou to Receive SBE's James E. Bailey Award; Averting an Epidemic— Novel Device Detects Avian Flu Virus in Less than Half an Hour; Cell-Free Protein Sythesis Comes of Age; Genetically Engineering Microorganisms into Pharmaceutical...

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