Program

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Time Event  
08:20 - 09:40 Registration  
09:40 - 10:10 Introduction (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
10:10 - 10:50 Plenary lecture: PHA production for resource recovery from industrial wastewater (Gavarnie amphitheatre) - R. Kleerebezem  
10:50 - 11:10 Coffee break  
11:10 - 11:50 Plenary lecture : From biomass to innovative renewable polymer materials (Gavarnie amphitheatre) - L. Averous  
11:50 - 12:20 Key-Note : Alginate-like extracellular polymers from granular sludge: property and application (Gavarnie amphitheatre) - Y. Lin  
12:20 - 12:50 Key-Note: Autotrophy for the production of biopolymers: state of the art and current technological developments (Gavarnie amphitheatre) - M. Zinn  
12:50 - 14:20 Lunch and poster session  
14:20 - 16:10 Molecular basis of the biopolymer synthesis and metabolic engineering (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
14:20 - 14:50 › Key-Note: An updated view of medium-chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate production - Auxiliadora Prieto, Biological Research Center (CSIC)  
14:50 - 15:10 › 30 Years of Research on PHB Metabolism in Ralstonia eutropha: Unexpected Insights in Regulation of PHB Synthesis and PHB Mobilization - Dieter Jendrossek, Institute of Microbiology, University Stuttgart  
15:10 - 15:30 › Phasins at hydrophylic-hydrobobic interfaces: a promising tool for new biotechnological applications - Aranzazu Mato, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas  
15:30 - 15:50 › Genetic Modifications of Cupriavidus necator for Industrial Production of PHBH, and Development of Novel PHA Polymers - Shunsuke Sato, KANEKA CORPORATION  
15:50 - 16:10 › Directing the metabolism of xylose towards polyhydroxyalkanoates in Burkholderia sacchari - M. Teresa Cesário, Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, Bioengineering Department, Instituto Superior Técnico  
16:10 - 16:40 Coffee break  
16:40 - 17:50 Molecular basis of the biopolymer synthesis and metabolic engineering (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
16:40 - 17:10 › Key-Note: Cyanophycin – Features and current research of a biotechnologically relevant polyamide - Lars Wiefel, WWU Münster  
17:10 - 17:30 › PHAscl-producing bacteria from the marine environments: detection, production and valorisation. - Caroline JAIN BEUGUEL, Laboratoire de microbiologie des environnements extrêmophiles  
17:30 - 17:50 › System analysis of the PHA cycle with a focus on PhaZ in the metabolic robustness of Pseudomonas putida - Maria-Tsampika Manoli, Biological Research Center (CSIC)  
17:50 - 18:30 Materials: formulation and applications  
17:50 - 18:10 › Gel-forming polymers as an opportunity for resource recovery from wastewater (treatment) - Simon Felz, Delft University of Technology  
18:10 - 18:30 › Biobased networks based on semi-interpenetrating poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate)s and sunflower oil. - Agustin Rios de Anda, Institut de Chimie et Matériaux Paris Est - Université Paris Est Créteil UMR 7182 CNRS  

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Time Event  
08:50 - 11:10 Biopolymer production (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
08:50 - 09:20 › Key-Note: Sustainable processes for the production of biopolymers by microorganisms: new paradigm for resource recovery - Maria Reis, Bioeng Group, UCIBIO-REQUIMTE Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa  
09:20 - 09:50 › Key-Note : An Urban Biorefinery to convert organic waste into bio-based plastics: the H2020 RES URBIS project - Mauro Majone, Sapienza - University of Rome  
09:50 - 10:10 › Commercial Quality Biopolymer Production With Dutch Full Scale Municipal Activated Sludge - Alan Werker, University of Queensland, Promiko AB  
10:10 - 10:30 › Integrating production of PHA into bio-refinery concept: considering the impact of non-optimal cultivation conditions - Stanislav Obruca, Faculty of Chemistry, Brno University of Technology  
10:30 - 10:50 › Stable selection of PHA producer consortia using a continuous reactor with double C and P growth limitation - Laetitia Cavaillé, Veolia Environnement Recherche et Innovation, Laboratoire d'Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés  
10:50 - 11:10 › Extraction of Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) from Mixed Microbial Culture (MMC): mild solutions and health & safety aspects - Francesco Valentino, Sapienza - University of Rome  
11:10 - 11:40 Coffee break  
11:40 - 12:30 Materials: structure and functionnalisation (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
11:40 - 12:10 › Key-Note: Enzymatic and chemical modification of alginates for biomedical applications - Berit Strand, NOBIPOL, Department of Biotechnology and Food Science, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N-7491 Trondheim  
12:10 - 12:30 › Forensic engineering of advanced biopolymer materials - Marek Kowalczuk, Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, Faculty of Science & Engineering  
12:30 - 13:00 Material: biomedical applications (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
12:30 - 13:00 › Key-Note : Natural polymers for biomedical applications - Ipsita Roy, University of Westminster  
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch and poster session  
14:30 - 16:20 Biopolymer production : metabolism, measure and modelling (Pic du Midi)  
14:30 - 15:00 › Key-Note: Formal- and High-Structured Kinetic Process Modelling and Footprint Area Analysis of Binary Imaged Cells to Understand and Optimize Multistage-Continuous PHA Biosynthesis - Martin Koller, University of Graz, Office of Research Management and Service, c/o Institute of Chemistry  
15:00 - 15:20 › Strict uncoupling of growth nutrients as a robust strategy for biopolymer production using mixed microbial cultures - Gerben Stouten, Delft University of Technology  
15:20 - 15:40 › Model based study of substrate competition on the PHA production process by mixed microbial cultures - Xiaofei Wang, Bioeng Group, UCIBIO-REQUIMTE Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Adrian Oehmen, Bioeng Group, UCIBIO-REQUIMTE Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa  
15:40 - 16:00 › Modeling the effect of phosphorus limitation on PHB production for microbial populations selected in chemostat cultures - Etienne PAUL, Laboratoire d'Ingénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés  
16:00 - 16:20 › Simultaneous quantification of bacteria, PHB and EPS in mixed culture using mid infrared spectroscopy combined with PLS regression. - Jean-Noël LOUVET, LISBP, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, INRA, INSA, Toulouse, France  
14:30 - 16:20 Materials: formulation and applications (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
14:30 - 15:00 › Key-Note : End of life of plastics: enzyme-catalyzed biodegradation or recycling - Alain Marty, Laboratoire dÍngénierie des Systèmes Biologiques et des Procédés  
15:00 - 15:20 › Bilayer films of fucopol and chitosan for walnuts packaging - Isabel Coelhoso, LAQV/REQUIMTE, Chemistry Department, FCT/Universidade Nova de Lisboa  
15:20 - 15:40 › Effect of biodegradation on physical properties of PLA-based blends - Ivan Chodak, Polymer Institute SAS  
15:40 - 16:00 › Biosorption of heavy metals from aqueous solutions using an exopolysaccharide synthesized by Enterobacter A47 from glycerol - Patrícia C. Reis, UCIBIO-REQUINTE, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Chemistry Department  
16:00 - 16:20 › Release kinetics and fungicidal activity of tebuconazole embedded in P3HB in soil microecosystems - Natalia Zhila, Institute of Biophysics SB RAS, Federal Research Center “Krasnoyarsk Science Center SB RAS”, Siberian Federal University  
16:20 - 16:50 Coffe break  
16:50 - 18:40 Biopolymer production: case studies (Pic du Midi)  
16:50 - 17:20 › Key-Note: Expanding the natural diversity of microbial exopolysaccharides by screening and genetic engineering approaches - Jochen Schmid, Technical University of Munich, Chair of Chemistry of Biogenic Resources  
17:20 - 17:40 › King Midas Approach - turning waste into valuable bioactive oligomers - Iza Radecka, University of Wolverhampton, Faculty of Science & Engineering - Brian Johnston, University of Wolverhampton, Faculty of Science & Engineering - David Hill, University of Wolverhampton, Faculty of Science & Engineering - Guozhan Jiang, University of Wolverhampton, Faculty of Science & Engineering - Marek Kowalczuk, University of Wolverhampton, Faculty of Science & Engineering  
17:40 - 18:00 › Increasing PHA productivity at pilot scale using fruit juice industry residues as feedstock - Mariana Matos, UCIBIO-REQUIMTE, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa  
18:00 - 18:20 › Polyhydroxyalkanoates production: a way to valorize waste streams from pulp and paper industry - Paulo Lemos, CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, Chemistry Department  
18:20 - 18:40 › Towards greener PHA production. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a tool to develop a more environmental-friendly process. - Pierre Lemechko, Institut de Recherche Dupuy de Lôme  
16:50 - 18:40 Materials: formulation and applications (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
16:50 - 17:20 › Key-Note: Rubber: Historical Overview and Recent Developments - Dieter Jendrossek, Institute of Microbiology, University Stuttgart  
17:20 - 17:40 › Fabrication of hydrophobic, high barriers, plasticized cellulose acetate oleate materials for food packaging - Giacomo Tedeschi, Smart Materials, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia  
17:40 - 18:00 › Processing, characterization and numerical simulation of biopolymers reinforced with Miscanthus giganteus fibers - Erica Gea Rodi, Université Paris Est, Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux Paris-Est, UMR 7182, CNRS  
18:00 - 18:20 › Converting agricultural waste into ecological and economic assets: ECOBIOCAP experience and NoAW ambition - Hélène Angellier-Coussy, JRU IATE, INRA, Montpellier University, Montpellier, France  
18:20 - 18:40 › Constructing slow-release formulations of a nitrogen fertilizer and a pesticide based on degradable poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) and its composites - Anatoly Boyandin, Siberian Federal University (RUSSIA), Institute of Biophysics SB RAS, Federal Research Center “Krasnoyarsk Science Center SB RAS”  
20:00 - 23:55 Gala Dinner  

Friday, July 7, 2017

Time Event  
08:50 - 10:50 Material: biomedical applications (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
08:50 - 09:10 › Design of novel PHAs by chemical modifications - Valérie Langlois, Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux Paris-Est  
09:10 - 09:30 › Polyhydroxyalcanoates as precursors for synthesis of new high added-value polymeric biomaterials - Grazyna Adamus, Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences 41-800 Zabrze, M. Curie-Sk lodowska 34, Poland  
09:30 - 09:50 › Poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) as Bio-based Antibacterial Network by photoinitiated process - Tina Modjinou, ICMPE  
09:50 - 10:10 › Poly-4-hydroxybutyrate and it's use as a resorbable scaffold for tissue support. - Sara Iverson, Tepha Inc.  
10:10 - 10:30 › Alginate/Chitosan PECs elaboration and surface modification for biomedical application - Audrey Tourrette, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche et d'ingenierie des matériaux  
10:30 - 10:50 › Investigation of toxicilogical and biomedical properties of PHA - Ekaterina Shishatskaya, Institute of Biophysics SB RAS, Federal Research Center “Krasnoyarsk Science Center SB RAS”, Siberian Federal University (RUSSIA)  
10:50 - 11:20 Coffee break  
11:20 - 12:20 Material: biomedical applications (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
11:20 - 11:40 › Strategies for stabilising alginate gel beads with intermediate G-content - Abba Coron, Norwegian University of Science and Technology  
11:40 - 12:00 › Interest of alginate foam scaffolds for soft tissue engineering - sophie Girod Fullana, UMR CNRS 5085  
12:00 - 12:20 › Characterization of medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoates from Pseudomonas chlororaphis for medical applications - João Ricardo Pereira, UCIBIO-REQUIMTE, Chemistry Department, FCT/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal  
12:20 - 12:50 Conclusion (Gavarnie amphitheatre)  
12:50 - 14:20 Lunch  
14:20 - 17:30 Let's visit Airbus - The J.L. Lagardère site is entirely dedicated to final assembly and flight preparations of the A380. It occupies an area of 50 hectares, including a 10-hectare assembly hall. The Airbus A380 tour will reveal all the secrets of the world’s only true double-decker, from the design stage through to the commercial service.  
  
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