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Joint Workshop - Centro Paulista de Pesquisa em Bioenergia, University of Nottingham and University of Birmingham

May 14, 2012 (Monday), 09:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Organized by CRUESP and FAPESP-BIOEN 
Address: FAPESP (R. Pio XI, 1500)

Coordinators:

  • Dr. Carlos Labate (USP)
  • Dr. Glaucia Souza (USP)
  • Dr. Nelson Stradiotto (UNESP)
  • Dr. Luís Cortez (UNICAMP)
  • Dr. Lynne Macaskie – (Autoridade de Birmigham para todas as instituições)
  • Dr. David Archer (Autoridade de Nottingham p/FAPESP, Unicamp and USP)
  • Dr. Nigel Minton (Autoridade de Nottingham UNESP and ESALQ)


Visitors from UK:

  • Academics

1. Lynne Macaskie (Authority) - University of Birmingham
2. Regina Santos - University of Birmingham (represented by Dr. Ricardo Roque)
3. Cynthia Carliell-Marquet – University of Birmingham
4. Mark Redwood – University of Birmingham
5. Rafael Orozco - University of Birmingham
6. David Archer (Authority at FAPESP, Unicamp and USP) - University of Nottingham
7. Nigel Minton (Authority at UNESP and ESALQ) – University of Nottingham
8. Marcus Marvin – University of Nottingham
9. Trevor Phister – University of Nottingham

  • Administrative

10. Louise Dynes
11. Agatha Frischmuth
12. Brigid Jones
13. Patricia Borsa


General Schedule:

14/5 Workshop at FAPESP
15/5 UNICAMP
16/5 USP: IQ, IB, ICB, Poli
17/5 UNESP Botucatu
18/5 ESALQ


9:00 – Opening Session

Dr. Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz  (FAPESP)

Dr. Marco Antonio Zago (Universidade de São Paulo)

Dr. Maria José Giannini (Universidade do Estado de São Paulo)

Dr. Lynne Macaskie (University of Birmingham)

Dr. David Archer (University of Nottingham)


Presentations:

9:30 Prof. Nigel Minton – University of Nottingham

  • Systems and Synthetic Biology approaches to fuel and chemical commodity production through sugar and gas fermentation

 

10:05 Prof. Igor Polikarpov – Instituto de Física de São Carlos – Universidade de São Paulo

  • Biological approach to breakdown of complex polysaccharides

 

10:40 Coffee Break

 

11:00 Prof. David Archer – University of Nottingham

  • Fungal enzymes for saccharification of biomass

 

11:35 Prof. Edgar Beauclair – Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiroz”  - Universidade de São Paulo

  • Biomass production/crops for the future


12:30  Lunch

 

14:00: Prof. Lynne Macaskie  - University of Birmingham

  • Integrated Bioenergy from Wastes at Birmingham

 

14:35: Prof. Regina SantosUniversity of Birmingham (represented by Dr Ricardo Roque)

  • The utility of Critical fluids for efficient processing of lignocellulose as part of an integrated biorefining concept

 

15:10 Coffee Break

 

15:30 Prof. Luis Augusto Barbosa Cortez – Universidade Estadual de Campinas

  • Farm-level economics of biofuel production

 

16:05 Prof. Jonas Contiero – Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" - Campus de Rio Claro 

  • Biorefining

 

16:40 Final Discussion 

18:00 Dinner