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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.

Quality by Design for Generic Drugs: Overview

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 7:00pm
Quality by design is an essential part of the modern approach to pharmaceutical quality. But there is uncertainty in the generic drug industry about...

Design and Construction of a Protein Degradation Switch

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 7:00pm
Targeted protein degradation in eukaryotic cells requires recruitment of the target protein to proteasome which is usually triggered by...

QbD for Generic Drugs: Modified Release Drug Products

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 7:00pm
The Office of Generic Drugs ensures the therapeutic equivalence and quality of generic drug product pharmaceuticals. This is based principally upon a...

Model-Driven Minimization of the B. Subtilis Genome

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 7:00pm
Bacillus subtilis is a gram positive, sporulating bacteria often utilized in industry as a producer of high quality enzymes and proteins [1]. The...

Biological Synthesis of Fuels and Chemicals

Archived Webinar
Jul 22, 2010
Global energy and climate problems have stimulated increased efforts in synthesizing fuels and chemicals from renewable resources. Compared to the...

Systems Metabolic Engineering

Archived Webinar
Apr 22, 2010
As our concerns on global warming and other environmental problems are increasing, there has been much interest in developing sustainable system for...

Growth Kinetic Study of Chlorella Vulgaris

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - 7:00pm
Algae are simple autotrophic organisms that produce complex organic compounds from simple inorganic molecules such as carbon dioxide using energy...

Application of Modeling to Scale-up Liquid Mixing Processes

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - 7:00pm
Scale-up of liquid mixing is usually done empirically without considering the several factors like dissolution theory, equipment differences between...

Designing Sustainable Options for Bioenergy Crops

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2009 - 7:00pm
Currently, the complexity and scale dependency of land-use decisions and their impacts are not understood, defined, or described with adequate...

Optofluidic SERS Devices for Biomolecular Detection

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2009 - 7:00pm
Recently, Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) has attracted great attention because of its high sensitivity, label-free detection, and low...

Stability and Reactivity of Enzymatic Papers

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Monday, November 9, 2009 - 7:00pm
Bioactive papers and paper diagnostics are getting a reality for their low cost, selectivity and application flexibility. Critical is the thermal...

Application of QbD Principles to Analytical Methods

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 7:00pm
The same QbD Principles applied to the design of manufacturing processes are applicable to the design of analytical methodology. QbD elements such as...

Update on QbD Implementation: An FDA Perspective

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 7:00pm
Quality by Design (QbD) is a science and risk based approach for pharmaceutical process development and manufacturing that begins with first defining...

Drug Product Quality by Design: An Industrial Perspective

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 7:00pm
The regulatory quality guidances (Q8 – Q10) have set the expectation to develop pharmaceutical products based on a comprehensive quality by design...

Advanced Biofuels - The Path Forward

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 7:00pm
Oil prices go up and they come down and our ability to forecast them with any real confidence has not been particularly good. A year ago when oil...

Biomass Thermal Conversion

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - 10:00am
Papers are on topics related sustatinable supply of a wide variety of biomass feedstocks to meet the needs of evolving liquid fuel demand (...

Advances in Bioprocessing

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - 4:30am
Please Note : Advances in Bioprocessing -- Spring Meeting 2009 includes the following recorded presentations: · Biofuel and Biochemical Productions...

Advances in Biofuel Technologies

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - 4:30am
Papers on biodiesel production advances. Please Note : Advances in Biofuel Technologies -- Spring Meeting 2009 includes the following recorded...

Government Role in Alternative Energy: Strategy and Perspective

Conference Presentation
AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
Monday, April 27, 2009 - 4:00am
Speakers from the federal and local government present their perspectives on goals, strategies and funding opportunities as it relates to alternative...

Success and Prospects in Bioengineering

Conference Presentation
AIChE Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 16, 2008 - 7:00pm
Chemical engineers have always played an important role in the development of biotechnology. From the first efforts to effectively produce penicillin...

Enzyme Discovery: Screening, Cloning, Evolving

October
2005
SBE Special Section
Per Falholt, Glenn Nedwin, Thomas Schaefer
Enzymes are nature’s answer to many industrial and environmental challenges. This article details the latest approaches to enzyme discovery and evolution.

Society for Biological Engineering News

October
2005
SBE Special Section
June Wispelwey
Student Chapters Have Arrived! SBE Frontier Tutorial Second Bioengineering and Nanotech Conference Michael Shuler Wins Inaugural James E. Bailey Award Fishing Out Unusual DNA Enzyme is Linked to Neurological Disease

Biotransformations for a Green Future

October
2005
SBE Special Section
Susan Truesdell
Enzyme and microbial biotransformations offer green chemistry alternatives for performing difficult or non-selective chemical reactions.

Technical Entity Trends: Welcome to the TENT

January
2016
Technical Entity Trends
Lucy Alexander, Derrick Wu
Welcome to Technical Entity Trends (TENT), a new monthly CEP column written by the staff of AIChE’s Technical Entities (TEs). The TEs are communities of chemical engineers and other professionals that address some of society’s grand challenges:...

Pharma Turns to Gut for New Drugs

January 25, 2016
The past few years have been full of stories about how a number of serious conditions could be treated or cured by introducing certain bacteria to the digestive system. Now, a...

Bioreactor Design for Chemical Engineers

August
2011
Back To Basics
Gregory T. Benz
Fermentation processes are based on chemical engineering principles. Understand these concepts to achieve optimal bioreactor design.

Genomatica: 15 Year Journey (and counting)

Conference Presentation
Metabolic Engineering Conference
Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 10:00am-11:00am
As a founder and CEO, Christophe Schilling has led Genomatica from a developer of metabolic engineering tools to a position of leadership in biotech...

Green Chemistry and Engineering: A Pathway to Sustainability

November, 2013
Green Chemistry and Engineering presents the green approach as an essential tool for tacking problems in chemistry. This text covers introductory concepts in general, organic, inorganic, and analytical chemistry as well as biochemistry.
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