Industrial Applications Related to Chemicals and Fuels | AIChE

This session will explore the latest efforts to metabolically engineer organisms for commercial applications involving chemicals and fuels.

Session Chairs

  • Ramon Gonzalez, Rice University
  • Kristala Jones Prather, MIT


  • Invited Speaker: Metabolic Engineering of Yarrowia lipolytica to Produce High Value Products- Quinn Zhu, DuPont
  • Harnessing Metabolism for Sustainable Production of Chemicals: From Systems Biology to Commercial Scale- Mark Burk, Genomatica
  • Designing Microorganisms for Production of Diverse Biopolymers- George Chen, Tsinghua University
  • Design of Microbial Cell Factories for Lignocellulosic Biorefinery- Akihiko Kond, Kobe University
  • Metabolic Engineering of Complex Natural Product Pathways in Bacteria- Ajikumar Parayil, Manus Biosciences