The Carbon Recycling Network – Conference 2

27/04/2021 - 28/04/2021

Online Event

27-28 April 2021,  9:30-14:30 BST

Hosted by The Carbon Recycling Network (BBSRC-NIBB), this FREE, two-day ONLINE conference brought together academic and industrial partners to identify and address key challenges in this area of Carbon Recycling. The programme included talks from invited speakers from academia and industry, as well as from selected submitted abstracts.

Invited Speakers:

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DAY 1: TUESDAY 27 APRIL 2021          

All times are BST                                          

09:25-09:30 JOINING TIME
SESSION 1CHAIR: Nigel Minton, The Carbon Recycling Network, UK
09:30-09:35Nigel Minton

The Carbon Recycling Network, UK

Welcome & Opening Words
09:35-10:05Pauline Ruiz & Pia Skoczinski

nova Institute, Germany

INVITED TALK: CO2 as a Renewable Carbon Feedstock for Chemicals, Fuels and Polymers
10:05-10:30Sheena Hindocha

The Knowledge Transfer Network, UK

 Accelerating Net Zero Chemical Manufacturing
10:35-11:00Fraser Brown

Ingenza Ltd, UK

Improving Sustainability in Biobased Manufacturing
11:00-11:15 Break
SESSION 2CHAIR: Tithira Wimalasena, Corbion, The Netherlands
11:15-11:45Craig Woods

Deep Branch, UK

INVITED TALK: Hydrogen oxidising bacteria as an animal feed material


11:45-12.10Christian Klask

University of Tübingen, Germany

Interrogating the Autotrophy in Clostridium ljungdahlii by Manipulation of RNF complex-associated Genes
12.10-12.35Stefan Pflügl

Technische Universität Wien, Austria

Blending industrial blast furnace gas with H2 enables Acetobacterium woodii to efficiently co-utilize CO, CO2 and H2
12:35-13:05 Lunch break
SESSION 3CHAIR: Sean Simpson, LanzaTech, USA
13:05-13:10Sean Simpson, LanzaTech, USAWelcome back and introduction to Arren Bar-Even Memorial Prize Lecture  
13:10-13:40Arren Bar-Even Memorial Prize Lecture:

Nico Claassens

Wageningen University, The Netherlands

INVITED TALK: Current status and future of the Reductive Glycine Pathway for the one-carbon world


13:40-14:05Esteban Marcellin

The University of Queensland, Australia

The rhythm of the gas
14:05-14:30Lennart Schada von Borzyskowski

Leiden University, The Netherlands

Engineering carbon-neutral photorespiration in Synechococcus elongatus by implementing the beta-hydroxyaspartate cycle
14:30-14:35Nigel Minton

The Carbon Recycling Network, UK

Final words for Day 1
14:35   Close of Day 1


DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 28 APRIL 2021      

All times are BST                                                           

09:25-09:30JOINING TIME
SESSION 4CHAIR: Reuben Carr, Ingenza Ltd, UK
09:30-09:35Reuben Carr, Ingenza Ltd, UKWelcome & Introduction to Day 2
09:35-10:05Byung-Kwan Cho

KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

INVITED TALK: Systems Biology of Acetogenic Bacteria for Sustainable Bioproduction from C1 Feedstocks


10:05-10:30Maximilian Flaiz

Ulm University, Germany

Light up Acetogens: Acetone Production with Fluorescent Eubacterium limosum Strains Cultivated using the C1-Carbon Source Methanol
10:35-11:00Kaspar Valgepea

University of Tartu, Estonia

Absolute proteome quantification in the gas-fermenting acetogen Clostridium autoethanogenum
11:00-11:15 Break
SESSION 5CHAIR: Sonia Heaven, University of Southampton & Director EBnet, UK
11:15-11:45Doris Hafenbradl

Electrochaea, Germany

INVITED TALK: Ancient Archaea Microorganisms recycle CO2 and produce renewable methane in large scale
11:45-12.10Eileen Yu

Loughborough University, UK

Strategies for increasing multi-carbon bio-products from CO2 by Microbial electrosynthesis (MES)
12.10-12.35Ken Omersa

Omnagen Ltd, UK

A Self-Powered CO2 Converter
12:35-12:45Nigel Minton

The Carbon Recycling Network, UK

Closing Words