Dutch Biocatalysis Symposium 2023
Dutch Biocatalysis Symposium 2023: BiocatNL-2023
BiocatNL is organised yearly by the NBV work group Applied Biocatalysis.
Biocatalysis is an active research field in several academic research groups in the Netherlands. Also, a large number of biotechnology companies develop and/or use enzymes for their processes. To promote interactions in the field of applied biocatalysis and to inform a broader audience, the working group Applied Biocatalysis of the Dutch Biotechnology Society (NBV) is organizing the BiocatNL-2023 symposium to highlight developments in biocatalysis. Besides contributions from academia and industry, young researchers (PhD students) are invited to give a pitch talk on their research. From the pitch-talk applications, 5 presenters will be selected.
Date & location
- Friday 20 October 2023
- De Observant, Amersfoort
All participants need to register:
NBV members join free of charge. Non-NBV members pay €25 registration fee.
13:00 Dr. Ivana Drienovska (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Expanding the enzyme universe: incorporation of functional secondary amines
13:40 Prof. Dr. Marco Fraaije (University of Groningen)
Generating more robust enzymes by covalent cofactor attachment
15:00 Dr. Peicheng Sun (Wageningen University)
AA16 oxidoreductases boost cellulose active AA9 lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases from Myceliophthora thermophila
15:30 Lisanne Jente (INNOSYN)
Biocatalytic route scouting and chemo-enzymatic synthesis of L-glutamate derivatives
16:30 Dr. Christian Heckmann (Delft University of Technology)
Telescoped enzymatic synthesis of (1S,3R)-3-hydroxycyclohexanecarbonitrile
17:00 pitch talks (5 minutes talks by early career researchers)
17:30 drinks & snacks = borrel