Conference Programme

Tuesday APRIL 18TH

TIMEall times are CET
08:30REGISTRATION (location: Aula TU Graz)
09:30 – 10:10INVITED LECTURE – IL1
Martina Letizia Contente (University of Milan, Italy)
Synthesis of Biologically Active Molecules by Continuous Flow Biocatalysis
10:10 – 10:30LECTURE – OP1
Lucija Ruzic (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain)
Nanostructured Supports for Enzyme Immobilization
10:30 – 10:50LECTURE – OP2
Jan Benedict Spannenkrebs (NTNU, Norway)
Bacillus subtilis Spore Display of Processive Enzymes
10:50 – 11:30COFFEE BREAK
11:30 – 11:50LECTURE – OP3
Antía Pintor (University of Oviedo, Spain)
The Combination of an Amine Transaminase and a Lipase under Flow Conditions for Chiral Amide Synthesis
11:50 – 12:10LECTURE – OP4
Philipp Petermeier (Aarhus University, Denmark)
Advancing Eco-Efficiency: Chemoenzymatic Process Engineering for Bio-based Monomers
12:10 – 12:30LECTURE – OP5
Marina Simona Robescu (University of Pavia, Italy)
(Bio)Surfing the Wave of Cheese Whey Upcycling for the Synthesis of Biosurfactants
12:30 – 13:30  LUNCHBREAK  
13:30 – 13:50INVITED LECTURE – OP6
Florian Csarman (BOKU University, Austria)
Kinetic Insights into the H2O2-driven Catalysis of Lytic Polysaccharide Monooxygenase Acting on Solid and Soluble Substrates
13:50 – 14:10LECTURE – OP7
Nicoletta Cascelli (University of Oviedo, Spain)
Laccase and Amine Transaminase Cooperation in Biocatalytic Conversion of Furfural and 5-(hydroxymethyl)furfural
14:10 – 14:30LECTURE – OP8
Ortwin Ertl (Annikki GmbH, Austria)
Annikki´s Bio-Chemical Platform
14:30 – 16:00POSTER SESSION
Poster with even numbers
16:00 – 16:20LECTURE – OP09
Judith Münch (Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
Functional Expression of Novel Unspecific Peroxygenases from Plant Pathogen Fungi Designed Directly From Sequences
16:20 – 16:40LECTURE – OP10
Reuben Leveson-Gower (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
Boronic-Acid Catalysis in an Artificial Enzyme
16:40 – 17:00LECTURE – OP11
Mariia A. Beliaeva (University of Basel, Switzerland)
Metallopterin-Dependent Sulfurase in Anaerobic Ergothioneine Biosynthesis
18:30Reception sponsored by the City of Graz and CONFERENCE DINNER
Rooftop Mensa, TU Graz


TIMEall times are CET
08:30 – 09:00WELCOME (location: Aula TU Graz)
09:00 – 09:40BioTechMed-Graz presents: Invited Lecture – IL2  
Anthony Gitter (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
Mutational Effect Transfer Learning for Protein Design with Small Datasets
09:40 – 10:00LECTURE – OP12
Jordi Soler (Universitat de Girona, Spain)
Computational Aided Engineering of a Selective Unspecific Peroxygenase Toward Enantiodivergent β-Ionone Hydroxylation
10:00 – 10:20LECTURE – OP13
Zara Seibel (CODEXIS, USA)
Evolution and Development of an ERED/KRED Biocatalytic Cascade
10:20 – 11:00COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 11:20LECTURE – OP14
Ivana Drienovska (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Exploring Artificial Enzymes with Unnatural Amino Acids: A Path to Next-Generation Catalysis
11:20 – 11:40LECTURE – OP15
Hanna Grimm (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
In-depth Characterization of Light-Driven C=C double Bond Reductions by a Series of Ene-reductases in Recombinant Cyanobacteria
11:40 – 12:00LECTURE – OP16
Pierre Schoenmakers (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
Electricity-driven Production of N-heterocycles in Cupriavidus necator
12:30 – 13:30  LUNCHBREAK  
13:30 – 14:30POSTER SESSION
Poster with uneven numbers
14:30 – 15:10LECTURE – IL3
Martin Grininger (Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany)
Directing Multistep Biosynthesis: Megasynthases Enable Access to New-To-Nature Compounds
15:10 – 15:30LECTURE – OP17
Nico D. Fessner (University of Freiburg, Germany)
First Aid for Medicinal Chemists: Bioprospecting Cytochrome P450 Enzymes to Diversify Natural Product
15:50 – 16:10LECTURE – OP18
Carolin Mügge (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany)
Cytochrome P450 – Driven Oxyfunctionalization of Simple Substrates