Graduation ceremony (2016-06-21)
Straubing. Nadine Borst and Nina Rimmel finished successfully their dissertation at our chair.
Summer School - Quantitative Biology: Current concepts and tools for strain development
Summer School of DECHEMA (Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology) and the Straubing Center of Science with the Technical University of Munich.
Algae Europe Conference, Lisbon, Portugal (2015-12-01 - 2015-12-03)
Lisbon, Portugal. The European Algae Biomass Association (EABA), together with the European Commission and the Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft (DLG) organized this year the Algae Europe Conference in Lisbon from 1st to 3rd December 2015.
A new doctoral degree finished (2015-10-28)
Straubing. Straubing. Mr Broder Rühmann finished successfully his dissertation "Development of a Modular High Throughput Screening Platform for Microbial Exopolysaccharide Producers" at our chair.
Doctoral Degree Commencement (2015-10-22)
Straubing. On October 22nd 2015 Mr Abdallah S. A. Abd Raboh finished his PhD thesis on the topic "Bio-refinery and -conversion of lignocellulosic rice straw to produce biofuel and high valuable by-products" successfully.
Field excursion to drying plants for alfalfa located in Champagne-Ardenne region, France (2015-10-15 - 2015-10-17)
Reims, France. A field excursion enabled to reveal the procedures of two industrial facilities specialized in drying and separation of alfalfa located in Champagne-Ardenne region took place from 15th to 17th of October 2015 .
Dr.-Ing. Jochen Schmid as part of interdisciplinary teaching team honoured with Ernst Otto Fischer Award for Excellence in Teaching 2015 (2015-10-06)
Innovative, across locations and simultaneously interdisciplinary teaching – is that possible?
Cooperation with Argentina started (2015-09-06)
In September the cooperation between the chair of chemistry of biogenic resources and CONICET/PROIMI, Tucuman Argentina, funded by the DFG, officially was started by a visit of Dr.-Ing. Jochen Schmid in Argentina.
Broder Rühmann wins poster award at ESBP 2015 – European Symposium on Biopolymers in Rome (2015-09-16 - 2015-09-18)
Rome. The 8th edition of the biennial „European Symposium on Biopolymers“ was hosted by the Sapienza Università di Roma.
Research Symposium on Water, Environment and
Sustainability (2015-06-11 - 2015-06-12)
Munich. On June 11th to 12th, the first bilateral Symposium between the University of Queensland and Technische Universität München on the topic Water, Environment and Sustainability took place.
This event, organised by Prof. Sieber, marks the start of a series of symposia between both universities to accompany long-term and close collaboration.
International Technology transfer conference in the border areas of the EU-region Danube-Vltava 2015 (2015-04-14 - 2015-04-15)
České Budějovice (CZ). The South Bohemian University and the local Academy Technology Transfer Centre (JCTT) invited experts from different science sectors and political representatives to the international Technology transfer conference to České Budějovice, Czech Republic, on April 14th and 15th, 2015. The topic of this event was to highlight the role of technology transfer, that is cooperation between science and technology parks and the commercial sector in the border areas of the EU-region Danube-Vltava.
Spin-off CASCAT GmbH awarded first prize at PlanB business plan competition.
Straubing. The 15-01-27 was the date of the final decision of the PlanB business plan competition. CASCAT the first spin-off of the Chair of Chemistry of Biogenic Resources was awarded with the first prize!
Doctoral Degree Commencement (2015-01-09)
Straubing. On January 9th this year Mrs. Jennifer Flemke successfully finished her PhD thesis on the topic "New Methods for the Immobilisation of Biocatalysators" at the chair for chemistry of biogenic resources.
Doctoral Degree Commencement at the Chair of Biogenic Resources (2014-12-05)
Straubing. Just two weeks later, on December the 5th, Ms. Imgard Unger successfully finished her PhD on the topic “Influence of selected parameters in hydrothermal and alkaline pretreatment processes on the enzymatic accessibility of biomass residues”.
Doctoral Degree Commencement (2014-11-19)
Straubing. On November 3rd 2014 Fabian Steffler and Jörg Carsten successfully finished their PhD under supervision of Prof. Sieber.
Market of Opportunities (2014-11-17)
As in past years, the chair Chemistry of Biogenic Resources was present at the Markt der Möglichkeiten at the Freising campus of TUM. Our representatives talked to students about the chair as a whole, its divisions and the associated topics, and provided advice on the different advertisements for theses and practical work we are offering.
ProcessNet-Annual Convention 2014 and 31. DECHEMA-Annual Convention for biotechnologists (29.09.2014-02.10.2014)
Aachen. The Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V. DECHEMA in cooperation with the Gesellschaft Verfahrenstechnik und Biotechnologie VDI arranged the common ProcessNet-Annual Convention and 31. DECHEMA-Annual Convention for biotechnologists at the convention building Eurogress in Aachen, Germany.
The convention took place from September 29th to October 2nd 2014 under the overall subject “ProcessNet 21plus-Creating Future”.
Film Making the Portuguese Way (2014-07-21)
Exopolysaccharides are versatile. Instead of using them to prepare highly viscous solutions, Marius Rütering and Steven Koenig learnt in Portugal that EPS may also be used to form films – as thin as wrapping film.
SESMET – current project at the chair of chemistry of biogenic resources (2014-07-11)
Within the frame of a project co-funded by the European community and the Bavarian state ministry for environment and consumer protection, we examine the possibility to identify rare novel enzymes from metagenome libraries by the use of digital PCR.
Study: Biotechnology – the Key factor for bioeconomy (June 2014)
Fourty years ago the world’s first survey on biotechnology was presented by DECHEMA, this anniversary what was used by the executive board of the Fachgemeinschaft Biotechnologie of DECHEMA to ask the Zukunftsforum to analyze the role of biotechnology in the bioeconomy and find scientific and technical answers for the challenges as formulated in the national research strategy “BioÖkonomie 2030”.
3rd Multistep Enzyme Catalyzed Processes Congress (2014-06-05)
Prof. Sieber, Jörg Carsten and André Pick (PhD students) applied to the 3rd Multistep Enzyme Catalyzed Processes Congress (MECP14) in Madrid (CSIC) from April 7th until April 10th 2014.
COST „Systems Biocatalysis“ Training School 2014 (2014-06-05)
From 28.05.2014 to 01.06.2014 the COST1303 Training School „Systems Biocatalysis“ took place in Siena, Italy.
International Bioeconomy Conference – "Bio meets economy – Science meets industry 2014" (2014-03-22./23.)
Following the slogan "Bio Meets Economy – Science Meets Industry" the science campus Halle gathered on the 22th and 23th of May several renowned experts from science and industry at the international bioeconomy conference in Halle.
From the sea into the air – joint project “Advanced Biomass Value” (2014-01-23)
In the age of globalization the importance of sustainability is constantly increasing. Therefore significant targets are reduced emission of greenhouse gases as well as the substitution of fossil fuels by renewable resources. Especially aviation and lubricant industry rely on alternative resources in the future by the ongoing limitation of fossil resources such as mineral oil.
Software Workshop for Scientists in Denmark (2014-04-17)
Computerization does not stop at science: ever growing data masses must be processed—a task only doable with automation. Steven Koenig, doctoral student at the chair of Chemistry of Biogenic Resources, and Luis Pedro Coelho of EMBL in Heidelberg worked together at University of Southern Denmark, Odense to teach scientists there how to use command-line interfaces, regular expressions, Python, unit testing, Git and SQL.
Kick-off Seminar “Project management” (2013-12-12)
The second kick-off seminar of the TUM Graduate School in winter 2013 was visited by 9 PhD students from Straubing Center of Science. In this 3 days event the participants from the chairs of Chemistry of Biogenic Resources and Biogenic Polymers could learn important things about “Project Management” and show the increased importance of Straubing in the Center of Excellence for Renewable Resources.
Kick-off Seminar in Herrsching (2013-12-09)