5th ICBE—International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering

January 11-14, 2015

The conference will focus on biomolecular engineering and its reach into related areas such as biochemical, bioenergy, biopharmaceutical and biofuel engineering, as well as emerging technology such as synthetic biology.

Conference Chairs

  • Hal Alper, University of Texas at Austin
  • Mattheos Koffas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Session Topics

  • Synthetic Biology
  • Metabolic Engineering for Fuels and Chemicals
  • Protein Engineering and Evolution
  • Experimental and Computational Tools for Engineering Biomolecules
  • Biophysical Models of Biological Processes
  • High-throughput Biological Design
  • Biomolecular Design of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Agents
  • Designing Non-native Biological Functions


Keynote Speakers

  • Michael Bott, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • Laura Kiessling, University of Wisconsin
  • Akihiko Kondo, Kobe University
  • David Tirrell, Caltech