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SBC - Journal & Conference Publications

  

Shrestha,S., M. Grilley, M.Y. Fosso, C-W.T. Chang and J.Y. Takemoto. 2013. Membrane lipid-modulated mechanism of action and non-cytotoxicity of novel fungicide aminoglycoside FG08. PLOS One (in press)

Ito,T., D. Chen, C.W.T. Chang, T. Kenmochi, T. Saito, S. Suzuki, and J.Y.Takemoto 2013.  Mesobiliverdin-IXα enhances rat pancreatic islet yield and function. Front. Pharmacol. 4:50 DOI10.3389/fphar.2013.0005

Chen, D., J. D. Brown, Y. Kawasaki, J. Bommer, and Jon Y. Takemoto. 2012. Scalable production of biliverdin IXalpha by Escherichia coli. BMC Biotechnol. 12:89 DOI:10.1186/1472-6750-12-89

Bessonov, A. J. Y. Takemoto and F.C. Simmel. 2012.  Probing DNA - lipid membrane interactions with a lipopeptide nanopore. ACS Nano 6(4):3356-3363 DOI: 10.1021/nn3003696

Napan, K.L., J. Zeng, J.Y. Takemoto and J. Zhan. 2012. A key cytochrome P450 hydroxylase in pradimicin biosynthesis. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 22: 606-609, doi:10.1016/j.bmcl.2011.10.075

Bensaci, M., P.A. Gurnev, S.M. Bezrukov, and J.Y. Takemoto. 2011. Fungicidal activities and mechanisms of action of Pseudomonas  syringae pv. syringae lipodepsipeptide syringopeptins 22A and 25A. Front. Microbiol. 2:216. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00216

Chang, C-W., M. Fosso, Y. Kawasaki, M. Bensaci, K. Evans, J.H. Wang, S. Shrestha and J.Y. Takemoto. 2010. Antibacterial to antifungal conversion of neamine aminoglycosides through alkyl modification. Strategy for reviving old drugs into agrofungicides. J. Antibiotics 63:667-672.

Takemoto, J.Y., M. Bensaci, A.J. De Lucca, T.E. Cleveland, N.R. Gandhi, and V.P. Skebba. 2010. Inhibition of fungi from diseased grape by syringomycin E-rhamnolipid mixture. Amer. J. Enol. Viti. 61:120-12

Zhang, J., K. Keller, J. Y. Takemoto, M. Bensaci, A. Litke, P.G. Czyryca, and C.-W. T. Chang. 2009. Synthesis and combinational antibacterial study of 5"-modified neomycin. J. Antibiotics 62:539-544.

Fiore, A., L. Mannina, A. P. Sobolev, A. M. Salzano, A. Scaloni, I. Grgurina, M. R. Fullone, M. Gallo, S. C., V. Fogliano, and J. Y. Takemoto. 2008. Bioactive lipopeptides of ice nucleating snow bacterium Pseudomonas syringae strain 31R1. FEMS Microbiol Lett 286:158-165.

Ostroumova O.S., Malev V.V., Bessonov A.N., Takemoto J.Y., Schagina L.V. 2008. Altering channel forming activity of syringomycin E via membrane dipole potential. Langmuir 24: 2987-2991

Malev, V.V., Ostroumova, O.S., Takemoto, J.Y. and  L. V. Schagina. 2008.  Voltage-dependent ion channels induced by cyclic lipodepsipeptides in planar lipid bilayers: structure, properties, and resemblance to native channels. In Planar Lipid Bilayer and Liposomes, vol 6, Ed., A. Leitmannova Liu, Academic Press

Linton, E , Walsh, M.K., Sims, R.C. and Miller, C.D. 2012. Translocation of green fluorescent protein by comparative analysis with multiple signal peptides.  Biotechnology Journal. 7(5):667-76   doi 10.1002/biot.201100158. (0)  IF:2.970

Swathi Swaminathan, Yue Cui, Recognition of epoxy with phage displayed peptides, Materials Science and Engineering C (2013) 33: 3082-3084.

Pratima Labroo, Yue Cui, Electrical, enzymatic graphene biosensing of 5-aminosalicylic acid, Analyst (2013) 138: 1325-1328.

Pratima Labroo, Yue Cui, Flexible Graphene Bio-Nanosensor for Lactate, Biosensors & Bioelectronics (2013) 41: 852-856.

Swathi Swaminathan, Yue Cui, Recognition of Polydimethylsiloxane with Phage Displayed Peptides, RSC Advances (2012) 2: 12724–12727.

Changhu, X., Munro, T., Jensen, C., and Ban, H., “Analysis of the Electrothermal Technique for Thermal Property Characterization of Thin Fibers,” Meas. Sci. Tech, accepted.

Munro, T., White, B., Changhu, X., Ban, H., and Lewis R., “Thermal Conductivity and Diffusivity of Natural and Synthetic Spider Silks at Cryogenic Temperatures.”

Zhang, J.; Keller, K.;  Takemoto, J. Y.; Bensaci, M.; Litke, A.; Czyryca, P. G.; Chang, C.-W. T. “Synthesis and Combinational Antibacterial Study of 5"-Modified Neomycin” J. Antibiot. 2009, 62, 539-544.

Zhang, J.; Litke, A.; Keller, K.; Rai, R.; Chang, C.-W. T. “Synthesis of Novel Aminoglycosides via Allylic Azide Rearrangement for Investigating the Significance of 2'-Amino Group.” Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2010, 18, 1396-1405.

Chang, C.-W. T.; Fosso, M.; Kawasaki, Y.; Shrestha, S.; Bensaci, M. F.; Wang, J.; Evans, C. K.; Takemoto, J. Y. “Converting an Antibacterial Aminoglycoside into a Fungicide via Simple Chemical Modification. New Strategy for Reviving Old Drugs.” J. Antibiot. 2010, 63, 667-672.

Udumula, V.; Ham, Y. W.; Fosso, M. Y.; Chen, K. Y.; Rai, R.; Zhang, J.; Li, J.; Chang, C.-W. T. "Investigation of Antibacterial Mode of Action for Traditional and Amphiphilic Aminoglycosides." Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2013, 23, 1671–1675.

Ito,T.; Chen, D; Chang, C.-W. T.; Kenmochi, T.; Saito, T.; Suzuki, S.; Takemoto, J. Y.   "Mesobiliverdin-IXa Enhances Rat Pancreatic Islet Yield and Function." Frontiers in    Drug Metabolism and Transport, 2013, in press.

Shrestha, S.; Grilley, M.; Fosso, M.-Y.; Chang, C.-W. T.; Takemoto, J. Y. "Membrane lipid-modulated mechanism of action and non-cytotoxicity of novel fungicide aminoglycoside FG08." PLOS ONE, accepted.

Ma, B., Zeng, J., Shao, L., Zhan, J.* (2013): Efficient bioconversion of quercetin into a novel glycoside by Streptomyces rimosus subsp. rimosus ATCC 10970. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 115(1), 24–26.

 

Yu, D., Xu, F., Valiente, J., Wang, S., Zhan, J.* (2013): An indigoidine biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces chromofuscus ATCC 49982 contains an unusual IndB homologue. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 40(1), 159–168.

 

Zeng, J., Lytle, A. K., Gage, D., Johnson, S. J., Zhan, J.* (2013): Specific chlorination of isoquinolines by a fungal flavin-dependent halogenase. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 23(4), 1001-1003.

Xu, Y., Zhou, T., Zhou, Z., Su, S., Roberts, S. A., Montfort, W. R., Zeng, J., Chen, M., Zhang, W., Lin, M., Zhan, J.,* Molnár, I.* (2013): Rational reprogramming of fungal polyketide first ring cyclization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 110(14), 5398-5403.

Yu, D., Xu, F., Zi, J., Wang, S., Gage, D., Zeng, J., Zhan, J.* (2013): Engineered production of fungal anticancer cyclooligomer depsipeptides in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Metabolic Engineering 18, 60-68.

Yu, D., Xu, F., Gage, D., Zhan, J.* (2013): Functional dissection and module swapping of fungal cyclooligomer depsipeptide synthetases. Chemical Communications 49, 6176-6178.

Xu, Y., Zhou, T., Zhang, S., Xuan, L.-J., Zhan, J.,* Molnár, I.* (2013): Thioesterase domains of fungal nonreducing polyketide synthases act as decision gates during combinatorial biosynthesis. Journal of the American Chemical Society 135 (29), 10783–10791.

Wang, S., Zhang, S., Zhou, T., Zeng, J., Zhan, J.* (2013): Design and application of an in vivo reporter assay for phenylalanine ammonia-lyase. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (in press).


BEC - Journal & Conference Publications

  

Shrestha,S., M. Grilley, M.Y. Fosso, C-W.T. Chang and J.Y. Takemoto. 2013. Membrane lipid-modulated mechanism of action and non-cytotoxicity of novel fungicide aminoglycoside FG08. PLOS One (in press)

Ito,T., D. Chen, C.W.T. Chang, T. Kenmochi, T. Saito, S. Suzuki, and J.Y.Takemoto 2013.  Mesobiliverdin-IXα enhances rat pancreatic islet yield and function. Front. Pharmacol. 4:50 DOI10.3389/fphar.2013.0005

Chen, D., J. D. Brown, Y. Kawasaki, J. Bommer, and Jon Y. Takemoto. 2012. Scalable production of biliverdin IXalpha by Escherichia coli. BMC Biotechnol. 12:89 DOI:10.1186/1472-6750-12-89

Bessonov, A. J. Y. Takemoto and F.C. Simmel. 2012.  Probing DNA - lipid membrane interactions with a lipopeptide nanopore. ACS Nano 6(4):3356-3363 DOI: 10.1021/nn3003696

Napan, K.L., J. Zeng, J.Y. Takemoto and J. Zhan. 2012. A key cytochrome P450 hydroxylase in pradimicin biosynthesis. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 22: 606-609, doi:10.1016/j.bmcl.2011.10.075

Bensaci, M., P.A. Gurnev, S.M. Bezrukov, and J.Y. Takemoto. 2011. Fungicidal activities and mechanisms of action of Pseudomonas  syringae pv. syringae lipodepsipeptide syringopeptins 22A and 25A. Front. Microbiol. 2:216. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00216

Chang, C-W., M. Fosso, Y. Kawasaki, M. Bensaci, K. Evans, J.H. Wang, S. Shrestha and J.Y. Takemoto. 2010. Antibacterial to antifungal conversion of neamine aminoglycosides through alkyl modification. Strategy for reviving old drugs into agrofungicides. J. Antibiotics 63:667-672.

Takemoto, J.Y., M. Bensaci, A.J. De Lucca, T.E. Cleveland, N.R. Gandhi, and V.P. Skebba. 2010. Inhibition of fungi from diseased grape by syringomycin E-rhamnolipid mixture. Amer. J. Enol. Viti. 61:120-12

Zhang, J., K. Keller, J. Y. Takemoto, M. Bensaci, A. Litke, P.G. Czyryca, and C.-W. T. Chang. 2009. Synthesis and combinational antibacterial study of 5"-modified neomycin. J. Antibiotics 62:539-544.

Fiore, A., L. Mannina, A. P. Sobolev, A. M. Salzano, A. Scaloni, I. Grgurina, M. R. Fullone, M. Gallo, S. C., V. Fogliano, and J. Y. Takemoto. 2008. Bioactive lipopeptides of ice nucleating snow bacterium Pseudomonas syringae strain 31R1. FEMS Microbiol Lett 286:158-165.

Ostroumova O.S., Malev V.V., Bessonov A.N., Takemoto J.Y., Schagina L.V. 2008. Altering channel forming activity of syringomycin E via membrane dipole potential. Langmuir 24: 2987-2991

Malev, V.V., Ostroumova, O.S., Takemoto, J.Y. and  L. V. Schagina. 2008.  Voltage-dependent ion channels induced by cyclic lipodepsipeptides in planar lipid bilayers: structure, properties, and resemblance to native channels. In Planar Lipid Bilayer and Liposomes, vol 6, Ed., A. Leitmannova Liu, Academic Press


SWBEC - Journal & Conference Publications

  

Christenson, L. B. & Sims, R. C. Rotating algal biofilm reactor and spool harvester for wastewater treatment with biofuels by-products. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 109, 1674–1684 (2012).

J.T. Ellis, N.N. Hengge, R.C. Sims, C.D. Miller. Acetone, Butanol, and Ethanol Production from Wastewater Algae. Bioresource Technology. Journal of Bioresource Technology (2012). doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2012.02.002

Joshua T. Ellis, Cody Tramp, Ronald C. Sims, and Charles D. Miller. 2012. Metagenome analysis of a methanogenic community within an algal fed anaerobic digester. ISRN Microbiology In Press.

Joshua T. Ellis, Ronald C. Sims, and Charles D. Miller. 2012. Monitoring microbial diversity of bioreactors using metagenomic approaches. In Reprogramming Microbial Metabolic Pathways: Subcellular Biochemistry.X.,Wang, J., Chen, P. J., Quinn; United Kingdom, 2012; Volume 55, In Press

Linton, E., Rahman, A., Viamajala, S., Sims, R. C. & Miller, C. D. Polyhydroxyalkanoate quantification in organic wastes and pure cultures using a single-step extraction and 1H NMR analysis. Water Science and Technology Accepted Manuscript (2012).

Rahman A, Ellis JT, Miller CD (2012) Bioremediation of Domestic Wastewater and Production of Bioproducts from Microalgae Using Waste Stabilization Ponds. J Bioremed Biodeg 3:e113. doi:10.4172/2155-6199.1000e113

Sathish, A. & Sims, R. C. Biodiesel from Mixed Culture Algae via a Wet Lipid Extraction Procedure. Bioresource Technology doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2012.05.118 (2012)

Dye, D., Muhs, J., Wood, B., Sims, R., 2011. Design and Performance of a Solar Photobioreactor Utilizing Spatial Light Dilution. J. Sol. Energy Eng. Trans.-ASME 133.

Rahman, A, Ellis, J., and Miller, C.D. 2012. Bioremediation of domestic wastewater and production of bioproducts from microalgae using waste stabilization ponds. Journal of Bioremediation and Biodegradation. 3:113. doi:10.4172/2155-6199.1000e113. IF:3.5

Ellis, J.T, Sims, R.C. and Miller, C.D. 2012. Monitoring microbial diversity of bioreactors using metagenomic approaches. In: Subcellular Biochemistry: Reprogramming Microbial Metabolic Pathways. X.,Wang, J., Chen, P.J., Quinn; United Kingdom, 2012; Volume 64:73-94.

Ellis, J.T, Tramp, C.A, Sims, R.C. and Miller, C.D. 2012. Characterization of a methanogenic community within and algae fed anaerobic digester. ISRN Microbiology. Jun 21;2012:753892 doi:10.5402/2012/753892

Ellis, J.T, Hengge, N, Sims, R.C. and Miller, C.D. 2012. Acetone, Butanol, and Ethanol Production from Wastewater Algae. Bioresource Technology. 111:491-495. IF:4.365

Linton, E , Rahman, A, Viamajala, S., Sims, R.C. and Miller, C.D. 2012. Polyhydroxyalkanoate quantification in organic wastes and pure cultures using a single-step extraction and 1H NMR analysis. Water Science and Technology. 66(5):1000-6. IF:1.056

Conference Presentations

Novel Antibiotic Compounds” Technology Commercialization Office Advisory Council meeting, September 30, 2010, Logan, Utah.

“Development of Bioactive Agents from Small Molecules and Natural Products: a Journey from Bench Top Science to a Practical Product.” July 25, 2011, Kaoshiung Medical University, Kaoshiung, Taiwan.

“Development of Bioactive Agents from Small Molecules and Natural Products: a Journey from Bench Top Science to a Practical Product.” July 26, 2011, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan.

“Development of Bioactive Agents from Small Molecules and Natural Products: a Journey from Bench Top Science to a Practical Product.” July 28, 2011, Providence University, Taichung, Taiwan.

“Development of Bioactive Agents from Small Molecules and Natural Products: a Journey from Bench Top Science to a Practical Product.” August 1, 2011, Tzu Chi University, Hualein, Taiwan.

“Development of Bioactive Agents from Small Molecules and Natural Products: a Journey from Bench Top Science to a Practical Product.” August 1, 2011, National Tung Hua University, Hualein, Taiwan.

“Development of Bioactive Agents from Small Molecules and Natural Products: a Journey from Bench Top Science to a Practical Product.” August 2, 2011, National Taitung University, Taitung, Taiwan.

“Development of Bioactive Agents from Small Molecules and Natural Products: a Journey from Bench Top Science to a Practical Product.” August 10, 2011, Chinese Academic of Science, Institute of Microbiology, Beijing, China.

“Development of Novel Fungicides: Journey from Benchtop Science to Practical Product” BIT’s 2nd Annual International Conference of Medichem-2011, August 9-11, 2011, Beijing, China

“Development of Bioactive Agents from Small Molecules and Natural Products: a Journey from Bench Top Science to a Practical Product.” August 12, 2011, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China.

“Development of Bioactive Agents from Small Molecules and Natural Products: a Journey from Bench Top Science to a Practical Product.” October 3, 2011, San Diego, University of California, San Diego, California

“Development of Bioactive Compounds” December 5, 2011, University of Maine, Orono, Maine

“Development of Bioactive Compounds” January 31, 2012, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois

“Development of Bioactive Compounds” February 28, 2012, Brigham Young University Provo, Utah

"Bioactive Compounds from Synergy of Chemistry and Biology" June 22, 2012, National Central University, Taiwan

"Bioactive Compounds from Synergy of Chemistry and Biology" July 13, 2012, Org/Bioorg Conference, Austin, Texas

"Novel Aminoglycolipids (aminoglycosides)" July, 19, 2012, USTAR SBC Summit , Logan, Utah.

"Bioprospecting for Enzymes to Break Lignin-hemicellulose Bonds" October 2-5, 2012,           the 2012 National Conference on the Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization: the Sun Grant Initiative 2012 National Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana

"Bioactive Compounds from Synergy of Chemistry and Biology" October 10, 2012, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

"K20, Novel Antifungal Aminoglycoside" January 29, 2013, SBI Science and Technology Review Winter Meeting, Logan, Utah

"Bioactive Compounds from Synergy of Chemistry and Biology" February 28, 2013, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah

Munro, T., Xing, C., Marquette, A., Ban, H., Copeland, C., and Lewis, R., “Description of Test Setup and Approach to Measure Thermal Properties of Natural and Synthetic Spider Silks at Cryogenic Temperatures,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 15-21, 2013, San Diego, California.

Munro, T., Xing, C., Copeland, C., Ban, H., and Lewis, R., “Probing the Mysteries of Spider Silk’s Uncharacteristically High Thermal Diffusivity,” ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 14-19, 2013, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Xing, C., Munro, T., Jensen, C., And Ban, H., “Parametric Study on the Effect of Radiation Heat Loss and Nonconstant Heating in the Electrothermal Technique for Micro- to Nano-scale Fine Fiber Thermal Property Measurement,” MicroTech Conference, May 12-15, 2013, Gaylord National Harbor Maryland.

Munro, T., Xing, C., Jensen, C., Copeland, C., Ban, H., and Lewis, R., “Characterizing Thermal Diffusivity of Synthetic Spider Silk using Improved Transient Electrothermal Technique,” MicroTech Conference, May 12-15, 2013, Gaylord National Harbor Maryland.

Cui, Y. Flexible bio-inspired nanosensor 243th ACS National Meeting, 2012

Swaminathan, S., Cui, Y. Selective Recognition of Poly (dimethylsiloxane) using Phage Displayed Peptides, IBE Western Regional Conference, 2012

Labroo, P., Cui, Y. Wearable Graphene Nanosensor for Lactate Analysis IBE Western Regional Conference, 2012

Cui, Y. Bio-inspired Graphene Nanosensing, nanoUtah, 2012

Swaminathan, S., Cui, Y. Recognition of Poly (dimethylsiloxane) using Phage Displayed Peptides, IBE Annual Meeting, 2013

Cui, Y. Bio-inspired Graphene Nanosensing, IBE Annual Meeting, 2013

Kawasaki Y., M. Grilley, J. Jones, C. Nischwitz, and J.Y. Takemoto. 2013. Syringomycin E as an organic-compatible agrofungicide (poster), Annual Meeting of the American Society for Phytopathology, August 10-14, Austin, Texas

Shrestha, S.,  C.W. T. Chang, C. Dhiman, M. Grilley, and J. Y. Takemoto, 2013. Synergistic activity of azoles and K20 against azole resistant Candida albicans 10231 (poster) General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, May 18-21, 2013, Denver, CO.

Wood, J, A. Satish, J Takemoto, D. Chen and R. Sims. 2013. Phycocyanin and Lipid Extraction of Cyanobacterial Biofilms Cultured in Produced Water (poster). 3rd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts Conference, June 16-19, 2013, Toronto, Canada

Napan, K., W.Morgan, J. Zhan, T. Anderson, and J. Takemoto. 2013 Characterization of the Pradimicin A Biosynthetic Pathway, 2013 Annual Conference Institute of Biological Engineering, Raleigh. North Carolina

Wood, J., R. Sims, J. Takemoto, D. Chen. 2013. Phycocyanin Production by Cyanobacterial Biofilms Cultured in Oilfield Wastewater (Produced Water), 2013 Annual Conference Institute of Biological Engineering, Raleigh. North Carolina

Shrestha, S., M. Grilley, and J. Y. Takemoto 2012. Bioactive Properties and Mechanism of Action of Novel Antifungal Aminoglycoside Analogs. Oral Presentation, Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology Intermountain Division Pocatello ID, April 7, 2012

Kawasaki, Y., M. Grilley, and J.Y. Takemoto. 2012. Syringomycin E: a Potential Organic-Compatible Agrifungicide, Oral Presentation, Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology Intermountain Division, Pocatello, Idaho, April 7, 2012

Wood, J., R. C. Sims, J. Takemoto, and D. Chen. 2011. Cyanobacterial growth and phycocyanin production utilizing the rotating algal biofilm reactor (RABR) as a growth platform and produced water as a growth medium. IBE Western Regional Conference, October 28, 2011, Utah State University, Logan UT (poster)

Kawasaki, Y., M. Grilley, and J.Y. Takemoto. 2011. Scalable production of syringomycin E as an organic compatible agifungicide.  92nd AAAS Pacific Division Annual Meeting Section: Agriculture and Horticultural Science, June 12-16, 2011, University of San Diego, (awarded: 3rd place, best poster)

Shrestha, S., C.-W. T.Chang M. Fosso, Y. Kawasaki, M. Grilley, and J. Y.Takemoto,. 2011.  Non-cytotoxicity of novel antifungal aminoglycosides in mammalian cells. 92nd AAAS Pacific Division Annual Meeting Section: Agriculture and Horticultural Science, June 12-16, 2011, University of San Diego, (awarded 2nd place, best poster)

Fosso, M.Y, Y. Kawasaki, S. Shrestha, J. Takemoto, T.C.-W. Chang. 2011. Synthesis and antifungal activity of kanamycin B analogs.  Gordon Research Conference, "Carbohydrates", Colby College, Waterville, ME, June 19-24, 2011

Fosso, M.Y, Y. Kawasaki, S. Shrestha, J. Takemoto, T.C.-W. Chang. 2010. Synthesis and structural optimization of antifungal kanamycin B analogs (poster). 240th American Chemical Society, National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, August 22-26, 2010.

Chen, D., Y. Kawasaki, and J. Takemoto. 2010. Biliverdin production by Escherichia coli, Annual Conference, Institute of Biological Engineering, Cambridge MA, March 4-6, 2010.

Bedingfield, S. and J. Takemoto. 2009. Investigation of secondary metabolite harvesting from Escherichia coli. Annual Meeting, Institute of Biological Engineering (IBE) Regional Conference, Utah State University, Logan UT, December 4, 2009

Miller, C.D. 2012. Use of Synthetic Biology for the Sustainable Production of Bioproducts. Innovative Biotechnological Approaches for Eco-Friendly Agriculture Research Seminar Series, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea. Oct 29, 2012.

Putman R, Rahman A, Barentine C, Halling A, Smith B, Rodriguez F, Martinez E, Harris T, Copeland C, Tramp C, Ellis JT, Miller K, Chandrasekar S, Abdinor J, and Miller CD. 2013. Arachnicoli: Production and Purification of Spider Silk Proteins in Escherichia coli. IBE annual Conference. Raleigh, NC.

Rahman A, Sims, RC and Miller CD. 2013. Economic production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates in Escherichia coli. 2013. IBE annual Conference. Raleigh, NC.

Ellis JT, Hengge N, Sims, RC and Miller CD. 2013. Isolation and characterization of anaerobic microorganisms from the Logan City Wastewater Lagoon System for the production of high value bioproducts. IBE annual Conference. Raleigh, NC.

Sathish A, Glaittli K., Rahman A, R Sims, RC and Miller CD. 2013. Production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) from recombinant Escherichia coli grown using an algae based media generated from a wet lipid extraction procedure. Third International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. Toronto, Canada

Putman R, Rahman A, Barentine C, Halling A, Smith B, Rodriguez F, Martinez E, Harris T, Copeland C, Tramp C, Ellis JT, Miller K, Chandrasekar S, Abdinor J, and Miller CD. 2012. Arachnicoli, Production and Purification of Spider Silk Proteins in Escherichia coli. iGEM World Championship. Cambridge, MA.

Putman R, Rahman A, Barentine C, Halling A, Smith B, Rodriguez F, Martinez E, Harris T, Copeland C, Tramp C, Ellis JT, Miller K, Chandrasekar S, Abdinor J, and Miller CD. 2012. Arachnicoli, Production and Purification of Spider Silk Proteins in Escherichia coli. iGEM Regional Conference. Stanford, CA.

Tramp C, Halling A, Allred S, and Miller CD. 2012. Production of High-value Bioproducts Using E. coli and Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Algae Biomass Summit. Denver, CO.

Anthony R, Sathish A, Ellis JT, Rahman A, Miller CD, and Sims RC. 2012. Effects of coagulant/flocculants on the production of biodiesel, biosolvents, and bioplastic from microalgae. The 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts.

Ellis, J.T and Miller, C.D. 2012. Acetone, butanol, and ethanol production from wastewater algae. Session: Algae-Based Systems. Institute of Biological Engineering 17th Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN.

Osei E, Rahman A, and Miller CD. 2012. The impact of bioplastic secretion of cell viability. 17th Annual Institute of Biological Engineering conference, Indianapolis, IN (1st place award)

Rahman, A, Sims, R.C., and Miller, C.D. 2012. Polyhydroxyalkanoate production from Escherichia coli: carbon sources and scale up. 17th Annual Institute of Biological Engineering conference, Indianapolis, IN

Carlson V and Miller CD. 2012. The biofuel efficiency of microalgae in wastewater systems. National Council for Undergraduate Research. Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

Rahman, A, Sims, R.C., and Miller CD. 2012. Secretion of Polyhydroxyalkanoates from Escherichia coli. 17th Annual Institute of Biological Engineering conference, Indianapolis, IN

Tramp C, Allred S, Miller CD. 2012. Production of High-value Bioproducts Using E. coli and Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Institute of Biological Engineering 17th Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Ellis, J.T, Tramp, C.A, Sims, R.C., and Miller CD. 2012. Methanogenic community analysis and biomethane production within an algae fed anaerobic digester. Institute of Biological Engineering 17th Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Tramp, C, Peterson C, Allred S, Anderson E, Barentine C, Carlson V, Tucker A, Rahman A, Ellis JT, and Miller CD. 2012. CyanoBricks: Expression Testing and BioProduct Development. Institute of Biological Engineering 17th Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Linton E, Hatch, A, Rahman, A and Miller, C.D. 2011. Development of a Bioplastic Secretion System. Biochemical and Molecular Engineering XVII, Seattle, WA.

Ellis, J, Rahman, A, Tramp, C.A, Allred, S, Anderson, E, Barentine, C, Carlson, V, Peterson, C, Tucker, A, Hinton, S., Sims, R.C. and Miller, C.D. 2011. CyanoBricks: Expression Testing and Bioproduct Development. iGEM Jamboree, Indianapolis, IN.

Rahman, A, Linton, E, and Miller, C.D. 2011. Polyhydroxybutyrate Secreted from Escherichia coli. The 7th Annual Utah Biomedical Engineering Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.

Carlson, V and Miller, C.D. 2011. Biofuel efficiency of microalgae in Logan lagoons.  Utah Council on Undergraduate Research (UCUR). Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

Carlson, V and Miller, C.D. 2011. Microalgal lipid content in Logan wastewater system.  Research on Capitol Hill. Salt lake City, UT.

Sims K, Ellis, J, Miller, C.D., Sims, RC, Hansen C., Hamud I, and Wood, B. 2011. Optimizing Anaerobic Digestion of Algal Biomass from the Logan City Wastewater Lagoon System. Institute of Biological Engineering, Atlanta, GA.

Tramp, C, Henrie B , Hatch A, Eduardo Monzon, Shen, S, Peterson, C, Abiezer Tejeda, Hinton, S., Sims, RC and Miller, C.D. 2011. CyanoBricks: Genomic Engineering Tools for the Photosynthetic Cyanobacterium Synechocystis. Institute of Biological Engineering, Atlanta, GA.

Sims K, Miller, C.D., Hansen C. and Hamud I. 2011. Optimizing Anaerobic Digestion of Algae by Pretreatment and Codigestion. Institute of Biological Engineering, Atlanta, GA.

Bennett S and Miller, C.D. 2011. Pseudomonas putida KT2440 Bacterial Chemotaxis Behavior Analysis via Video Microscopy with Sodium Benzoate and Succinic Acid as Chemoattractants.  Institute of Biological Engineering, Atlanta, GA.

SBI Annual Technology Meeting Presentations:

  

The USTAR Synthetic Biomanufacturing Institute

SBI Director - Scott Hinton

 

Advances in biobased products and fuels development at the USTAR BioEnergy Center

BEC Director - Dr. Foster Agblevor

 

BioEnergy Research at USU

BEC Faculty - Dr. Lance Seefeldt

 

Sustainable Waste-to-Bioproducts Engineering Center

SWBEC Director - Dr. Ron Sims

  

iGEM 2012

SBI Faculty - Dr. Charles Miller

 

Biliverdin and Mesobiliverdin: Gold From Green

SBC Faculty - Dr. Jon Takemoto, Dr. Dong Chen, Dr. Tom Chang

 

K20, Novel Antifungal Aminoglycoside

SBC Faculty - Dr. Tom Chang

 

Pathway Pioneer: A network visualization and flux analysis tool

SBC Faculty - Dr. Nicholas Flann

 

Spider Silk: An Ancient Biomaterial for the Future

SBC Director - Dr. Randolph Lewis

 

Commercialization at USU

USU Commercialization - Curt Roberts

 

Poster Session

TITLE SPEAKER(S)
'Kidding Around': Making Spider Goats Richard Decker
A NEW APPROACH TO CREATING PRADIMICIN-TYPE ANTIFUNGAL/ANTIVIRAL COMPOUNDS Thomas Anderson
Whitney Morgan
Algae Growth Experiments Using Delta Wings Garrett Vaughan
Algae Settling in Logan Lagoons Wastewater for Secondary Clarifier Design Zak Dymock
Alexa Lunt
Algal biofilms: Use in wastewater treatment Maureen Kesaano
An indigoidine biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces chromofuscus ATCC 49982 contains an unusual IndB Fuchao Xu
Anticancer Properties of Newly Synthesized 1,4-Napthoquinone Analogs. Jaya Shrestha
Application of microbubble dispersion to extracellular nicotine production by hairy roots bo zhao
Arachnicoli: Production and Purification of Spider Silk Proteins in Escherichia coli Asif Rahman
Charles Miller
Ryan Putman
Biodiesel from Microalgae, Yeast, and Bacteria: Engine Performance and Exhaust Emissions Alex McCurdy
Bioplastic Production from E. Coli grown in a Waste Stream Generated from Algal Biodiesel Production Katie Glaittli
Conventional and Catalytic Pyrolysis of Pinon Juniper Biomass Bhuvanesh Kumar Yathavan
Designing An Anterior Cruciate Ligament From Transgenic Silkworm Silk S. Ivan Bartlett
Howard Cordingley
Experimental Investigations of Vertical Mixing in an Algal Raceway Using Delta Wings Garrett Vaughan
Expression and purification of metastasis suppressor, KiSS1
Genome-scale Metabolic Reconstruction of the Sf9 Cell Sarah Allred
Growth and Optimization of Algal Biofilms on the Rotating Algal Biofilm Reactor, for Nutrient Removal in Domestic Wastewater Terence Smith
Highly efficient liquid-liquid lipid extraction from wet microbial cells Robert Willis
Impact of Processing Methods on Synthetic Spider Silk Cameron Copeland
Improving Spider Silk Expression Efficiency in Bacteria
Investigation of coal-biomass catalytic co-pyrolysis and co-gasification Guevara Nyendu
LED Solar Simulator Justin Hunt
Microalgae treatment of pharmaceutically active compounds in municipal wastewater Sean Bedingfield
New Strategies For Converting Waste Lactose From Cheese Production To High Value Bioproducts: Scalability And Sustainability jason quinn
Novel chimeric spider silk biopolymers for various applications Sreevidhya Tarakkad Krishnaji
Optimizing PHB production in E.coli through metabolic modeling and simulation Yoshitaro Heshiki
Phycocyanin from Cyanobacterial Biofilms Grown in Municipal and Produced Wastewaters Jonathan Wood
Pilot scale acetone, butanol, and ethanol fermentation using wastewater algae Joshua Ellis
Piriform Silk Production Cole Peterson
Production and Application of Syringomycin E as an Organic-Compatible Agrifungicide Yukie Kawasaki
Production of Bioproducts from Novel Clostridium sp. from Wastewater Sediments Neal Hengge
Propylene Carbonate Extraction for Recovery of Poly-3-hydroxybutryate Ashik Sathish
Brian Smith
Jordan Morley
Scale up of Bioplastic (PHB) Production from Algae Based Media Ashik Sathish
Secretion of Polyhydroxyalkanoates from Escherichia coli Asif Rahman
Ronald Sims
Charles Miller
Separation and Chemical Characterization of Fast Pyrolysis Biooil from Poultry Litter
Silk Fibers on the Nanoscopic Scale ---- An AFM Study Rong Wang
Size Matters: Elucidating the effect of doubling the size of the repetitive region of synthetic spider silk on the mechanical properties of the spun fiber.
Spider Glue Protein: A New Structural Biomaterial Paula Oliveira
Spider Silk Films: An Innovative Biomaterial Chauncey Tucker
Synthesis of Cationic Amino Starch using 1,4-diaminobutane for Algae dewatering and wastewater treatment Renil Anthony
Synthetic Spider Silk Protein in Alfalfa Michaela Hugie
The BioProcessing Demonstration and Training Lab
The effect of cellular nitrogen on chlorophyll content and growth rate of the green algae Neochloris oleoabundans Jacob Nelson
The Effect of Poultry litter Biochar on Saccharomyces cerevisiae growth and Bioethanol Production Oumou Diallo
Thermal Properties of Natural and Synthetic Spider Silks Troy Munro
Unscrambling the biosynthetic pathway of pradimicin A Kandy Napan
Use of Fast Pyrolysis Bio-Oils in Synthesis of Polyurethane Foams Alok Shenoy
Using transgenic silkworm as a host for spider silk production
Yeast Biodiesel And Petroleum Diesel Comparison Testing On The Bonneville Salt Flats Michael Morgan