International Conference on Plant Synthetic Biology and Bioengineering | AIChE

Presented by the Society of Biological Engineering (SBE), this conference will bring together scientist and engineers from universities, industries and government working in all aspects of Plant Synthetic Biology and Plant Bioengineering. 

Technical Program

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Conference Chairs

  • Dominique Loqué
    Joint BioEnergy Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • June Medford
    Colorado State University

Organizing Committee inlcudes

  • Ashok Prasad
    Colorado State University
  • Birger Lindberg Møller
    University of Copenhagen
  • Chris Voigt
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Jennifer Nemhauser
    University of Washington
  • Neal Stewart
    University of Tennessee
  • Molly Megraw
    Oregon State University
  • Sarah O'Connor
    John Innes Center

Plenary Speakers includes

  • Adam Arkin
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Chris Voigt
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Invited Speakers includes

  • Mauricio Antunes
    Colorado State University
  • Marc-André D'Aoust
    Medicago
  • Poul Erik Jensen
    University of Copenhagen
  • Ashok Prasad
    Colorado State University
  • Dayal Saran
    Ginkgo bioworks
  • Elizabeth Sattely
    Stanford University
  • Pamela Silver
    Harvard University

Session Topics

  • Agricultural Sense and Adaptation Systems for Stress Response

  • Design and Predictive Function of Plant Gene Circuits

  • Engineering of Bioenergy traits

  • Plant foundry Biopolymers, Biopharmaceuticals and Medically Effective Secondary Metabolites (Vaccines, antibodies, and metabolites)

  • Plant genome editing (CRISPR systems)

  • Plastid Engineering artificial photosynthesis, metabolites and nitrogen fixation

  • Rational Design and mining of natural systems for plant synthetic biology components

  • Sustainable Environmental Systems and Photosynthetic Improvements

Session Topics

  • Agricultural Sense and Adaptation Systems for Stress Response

  • Design and Predictive Function of Plant Gene Circuits

  • Engineering of Bioenergy traits

  • Plant foundry Biopolymers, Biopharmaceuticals and Medically Effective Secondary Metabolites (Vaccines, antibodies, and metabolites)

  • Plant genome editing (CRISPR systems)

  • Plastid Engineering artificial photosynthesis, metabolites and nitrogen fixation

  • Rational Design and mining of natural systems for plant synthetic biology components

  • Sustainable Environmental Systems and Photosynthetic Improvements

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