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Society for Biological Engineering (SBE)

SBE is a global technological community that promotes the integration of engineering with biology and realize its benefits through bioprocessing, biomedical, and biomolecular applications. SBE provides opportunities for interaction of engineers and scientists, develops products and services bring value to the broad biological engineering community, and infuses awareness of biological engineering among all functions and activities of AIChE.

Forest Bioproducts Division (FBP)

The Forest Bioproducts Division promotes knowledge sharing and networking on topics dealing with products obtained from forest resources and other lignocellulosic materials.

Biojet Production From Hydrocracking of Vegetable Oil

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, October 17, 2011 - 8:00pm
The development of fuels from alternative and renewable sources to replace commercial petroleum products has been a subject of increasing research in...

Automation and Control of Drug-On-Demand Technology

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 8:00pm
After the implementation of initiatives such as PAT and QbD, there has been a drive towards efficient manufacturing in the pharmaceutical industry...

Variability of Switchgrass, a Dedicated Bioenergy Crop

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 8:00pm
The utilization of switchgrass as a dedicated energy crop is well documented in the scientific community. However, there has not been any large-scale...

QbD - It's Not Just for Breakfast Anymore

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 8:00pm
We are approaching the ten-year mark for the Quality by Design initiative in the pharmaceutical industry. Much has been accomplished and demonstrated...

Pellets From Pretreated Biomass

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 8:00pm
Biomass supply is complicated by diversity of feedstocks, seasonal availability, and widely distributed feedstock. The costs of biomass supply and...

Sustainability of Biomass Crop Production

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 8:00pm
Woody biomass is renewable only if sustainable production is imposed. How to evaluate the benefit of different biomass crop species on a...

Engineering and Health Care

Archived Webinar
May 16, 2011
Dr. Langer discusses the involvement of engineering in health care, from the discovery of the first angiogenesis inhibitors to the development of...

Biomaterials for Stem Cell Tissue Engineering

Archived Webinar
Apr 5, 2011
Stem cells have become a promising cell source in the tissue engineering field. Intense studies have been focused at the cell and molecular biology...

Cybernetic Approach to Metabolic Modeling

Archived Webinar
Mar 10, 2011
Cybernetic modeling has evolved for well over two decades. This seminar seeks to: (i) introduce its basic tenets, (ii) expound its relationship to...

Cell Therapy Bioprocessing

Archived Webinar
Feb 8, 2011
As cellular therapies are advancing through clinical development and getting closer to market, close collaborations between stem cell biologists,...

Can A Design Space Be Built On Material Attributes Alone?

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm
In April, 2009, the PhRMA Drug Product Technical Group sponsored an industry workshop to explore the practicality and limitations of defining a...

Lung Disease Diagnosis From Gene Expression Profiles

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm
Lung diseases include some of the most widespread and deadly conditions known to affect people in the US today. One of the main challenges in...

Mixture DOE and Design Space

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm
Present a case study on mixture DOE involving five components used to formulate a pharmaceutical tablet. The goal is to achieve a sustained release...

Stochastic Simulations of the Tetracycline Operon

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 7:00pm
The tetracycline (tet) operon is a robust self-regulated system. It is found naturally in bacteria where it confers resistance to antibiotic...

Gene Regulation by MAPK Substrate Competition

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 7:00pm
Introduction Traditional view of pattern formation in the early Drosophila embryo is essentially one-dimensional: The anterior, posterior, and...
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