The Plant as Bioreactor
The symposium was held November 24, 2008 at Aarhus University.
The symposium was also provided as a PhD course "Trends in Plant Biotechnology" (2 ETCs). Please view literature list for the course.
10:15-10:30 Coffee - Welcome & introduction, by Jens Stougaard, Professor, University of Århus
10:30-11:10 Metabolic engineering of terpenes in plants, Maarten Jongsma, Associate Professor, Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
11:10 -11:50 Expression of Superbug killers in Chloroplasts, Melanie Oey, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Germany
11:50 -12.20 Arabidopsis thaliana, a human protein production platform, Erik Østergaard Jensen, Head of Department, University of Århus
12.20 -13.00 LUNCH
13.00 -13.40 Apolipoprotein and insulin production in plants, Maurice Molony, CSO, SemBioSys, Calgary, Canada
13.40 – 14.20 Production of antibodies in seed, Elsa Arcalis, Post-Doc, Institue of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
14.20 -15.00 Using starch binding domain technology to modify starch granule morphology and starch composition in potato, by Professor Richard Visser, Wageningen University, The Netherlands