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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.

Nanoparticle versus Cancer

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Whenever cancer is discussed, a familiar phrase is often heard: the earlier it's caught, the better the chances of survival. Early detection is the next best thing to avoiding...

November 2010 CEP Preview

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Stem cells are poised to transform medical treatments for a host of diseases and malignant conditions. Translating stem cell research into clinical therapies, disease models, and...

Metabolic Engineering X

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The Metabolic Engineering Conference is a leading conference for sharing the state-of-the-art developments and achievements made in the field of metabolic engineering over the...

Meet Your Microbes

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Our bodies are covered in a sea of microbes -- both the pathogens that make us sick and the "good" microbes, about which we know less, that might be keeping us healthy. At TEDMED...

The SBE Web-Lab Initiative

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Imagine the traditional laboratory setting in an undergraduate engineering class. Now imagine the ability to remotely operate and manipulate lab equipment housed miles away in a...

Juice Up Your Electronics, Literally

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Imagine you're on a backpacking trip high atop the Sierra Nevadas. You were dying to test out your amateur photography skills but in the rush of getting ready for the trip, you...

Sustainability in (Bio)Pharmaceuticals

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This meeting will bring together thought-leaders from the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. The meeting's goal is to allow engineers in these industries to assess...

Bioconversion of Methane

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Developing biological processes that yield bio-fuels that that are devoid of oxygen moieties, and thus don't need to be upgraded, is some of the current work that is going on at...

Buckeyballs Found in Space by NASA Telescope

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Buckeyballs are soccer-ball shaped carbon molecules that were first observed in in a laboratory 25 years ago. NASA reports that these elusive carbon molecules were spotted in...

SBE Conference on Electrofuels Research

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SBE's Conference on Electrofuels Research will bring together the nation's key players in energy innovation: engineers, scientists, venture capital investors, technology...

Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

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As the longest running green chemistry conference in the United States, GC&E invites scientists, decision-makers, students, and advocates to come together, compare findings,...

The Heart Beats Again?

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Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles just peeled back some of the mystery shrouding the heart to prove the potential for stem cell use in repairing heart...

November 2013 CEP Preview

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This month, a special supplement on biochemical engineering with a focus on the work of D. I. C. Wang, founder of the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE).

Systems Metabolic Engineering Breakthrough

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Professor Sang Yup Lee at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) led the team that engineered E. coli to produce PLA. They developed a one-stage process...
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