Conference Programme


Day 1 - Thursday 3rd September 2020

Session One: Basic Principles & Technology Concepts – in silico design, synthetic biology and metabolic engineering concepts for microbial cell factories

Confirmed speakers:

Isabella Rocha, University of Minho
Huimin Zhao, University of Illinois
Patrick Cai, University of Manchester
Irina Borodina, TU Denmark

Joyce Tait, University of Edinburgh

Day 2 - Friday 4th September 2020

Session Two: Technology validation – small scale validation of microbial cell factories with repeatable/stable performance

Confirmed speakers:

Jean-Loup Faulon, INRA Micalis
Olga Genilloud, Fundación MEDINA


Session Three: Technology demonstrated – demonstration of microbial cell factories scaled up and fine-tuned to a variety of operating conditions

Confirmed speakers:

Reshma Shetty, Gingko Bioworks
Paolo Corvo, Clariant
Sophie Roelants, Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant, Ghent


Full conference programme coming soon. 

There are 21 speaker slots are available for this conference and all attendees are invited to submit an abstract for consideration.