Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

Bioeconomy Science Center
Research and cooperation for a sustainable bioeconomy

News from the HyImPAct FocusLab

November 2018 Conference contribution

3rd International BioSC Symposium "Towards an Integrated Bioeconomy", which took place from Nov 12-13 at Gustav-Stresemann-Institut, Bonn, Germany. Stephan Noack gave a talk on “Towards sustainable hybrid production of precursors and high-value compounds”.



November 2018 New Publication

Burmeister A, Hilgers F, Langner A, Westerwalbesloh C, Kerkhoff Y, Tenhaef N, Drepper T, Kohlheyer D, von Lieres E, Noack S, Grünberger A (2018) A microfluidic co-cultivation platform to investigate microbial interactions at defined microenvironments. Lab Chip



November 2018 Conference contribution

Jülich Biotech Day, which took place on Nov 9 at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany. Andreas Klein gave a talk on “Production of prodigiosin derivatives – a colourful bridge between biotechnology and chemistry”. Stephan Noack gave a talk on “From 2nd generation feedstock to value-added products – suitability of Corynebacterium glutamicum for biorefinery application”.



October 2018 InnovationPlus Award

Stephan Noack was rewarded with the InnovationPlus award of Forschungszentrum Jülich. In collaboration with the industrial partner Sandoz, a world leader in generics and biosimilars, and the Microscale Bioengineering group of Dietrich Kohlheyer, novel microfluidic chips were developed for single-cell analysis of fungal species. These chips enable the continuous and automated investigation of the morphology and metabolic activity of filamentous fungi, requiring less material, personnel and time compared to existing approaches.



October 2018 New Publication

Hemmerich J, Tenhaef N, Steffens C, Kappelmann J, Weiske M, Reich SJ, Wiechert W, Oldiges M, Noack S (2018) Less sacrifice, more insight: Repeated low-volume sampling of microbioreactor cultivations enables accelerated deep phenotyping of microbial strain libraries. Biotechnol J



October 2018 2nd regular meeting

The 2nd HyImPAct project meeting took place on Oct 29 in Jülich at the IBG-1: Biotechnology. Joint meeting between members of HyImPAct and the freshly started LINK-projects “XyloSenS” and “R2HPBio”.



September 2018 Workshop contribution

CLIB event „Fermentation and DSP of high-performance ingredients“, which took place on Sep 26 at RWI4 building, Düsseldorf, Germany. Stephan Noack gave a talk on “From miniaturization to automation of bioprocess development”.



September 2018 New Publication

Unrean P, Gätgens J, Klein B, Noack S, Champreda V (2018) Elucidating cellular mechanisms of Saccharomycescerevisiae tolerant to combined lignocellulosic-derived inhibitors using high-throughput phenotyping and multiomics analyses. FEMS Yeast Res 18(8)



September 2018 Two new HyImPAct-LINK projects

Congratulation to the teams of Martina Pohl and Sonja Herres-Pawlis for their successful project applications in the 1st BioSC SEED FUND 2.0 – LINK call. The two projects “XyloSenS” and “R2HPBio” will start in Oct 2018 and are funded for a two years period.



September 2018 Conference contributions

ProcessNet-Jahrestagung und 33. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen 2018, which took place from Sep 10-13 at Eurogress, Aachen, Germany. Kevin Mack gave a talk on “Efficient synthesis of chiral amino alcohol using 2-step enzyme cascades in repetitive batch mode” and Douglas Weber presented a poster on “Synthetic enzyme cascades towards pharmaceutical active amino alcohols starting from renewable carboxylic acids”.




August 2018 New Publication

Noack S, Baumgart M (2018) Communities of Niche-Optimized Strains: Small-Genome Organism Consortia in Bioproduction. Trends Biotechnol pii:S0167-7799(18)30202-6



July 2018 New Publication

Tenhaef N, Brüsseler C, Radek A, Hilmes R, Unrean P, Marienhagen J, Noack S (2018) Production of D-xylonic acid using a non-recombinant Corynebacterium glutamicum strain. Bioresource Technology 268:332-339



May 2018 New Publication

Kallscheuer N, Marienhagen J (2018). Corynebacterium glutamicum as platform for the production of hydroxybenzoic acids. Microbial Cell Factories 17(1):70



March 2018 Conference contribution

ECO-BIO Challenges in Building a Sustainable Biobased Economy 2018, which took place from 4-7 March 2018 at Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland. Stephan Noack gave a talk on “From 2nd generation feedstock to added-value products - Suitability of Corynebacterium glutamicum for biorefinery application”.



February 2018 Kick-off Meeting

The first HyImPAct project meeting took place on Feb 14 in Jülich at the IBG-1: Biotechnology.