Navigation Links
Michael Betenbaugh wins 2010 Cell Culture Engineering award
Date:4/8/2010

Engineering Conferences International (ECI) (info@engconfintl.org) and the Cell Culture Engineering (CCE) XII Conference (http://www.engconfintl.org/10ac.html) are proud to announce Prof. Michael J. Betenbaugh, as the winner of the 2010 Cell Culture Engineering Award. Mike Betenbaugh (http://www.jhu.edu/chembe/faculty-template/MichaelBetenbaugh.html) is Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Professor Betenbaugh's research has had a large impact on both fundamental and applied aspects of cell culture engineering over the past 20 years. His major contribution to the field is the concept that manipulating a cell's production machinery should be an integral part of the optimization of cell culture systems. He recognized early in his professional career that cell death and post-translational processing of proteins in eukaryotic cells often limits the productivity of insect and mammalian cell expression systems, and he pioneered the application of metabolic engineering to cell culture processes.

The first important area in metabolic engineering he worked on was the re-engineering of the cell's glycosylation machinery aiming for optimal, human-like protein glycosylation.

A second important area of metabolic engineering in cell culture was the manipulation of the apoptotic machinery of the cells in order to delay cell death and thus increase productivity.

His molecular-based approach of cell re-engineering represents a research paradigm that many others in the field have since embraced. Mike and his students have also devised novel analytical methods that enabled researchers to elucidate specific bottlenecks which can then be addressed via metabolic engineering. Also, Mike was one of the earliest academic researchers to exploit genomic tools to alter cellular performance.

Mike's former graduate students have positions at many of the major biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Furthermore, his former students have landed prestigious positions at international research and industrial institutes in Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Malaysia.

His patents on glycosylation engineering have been licensed to Merck and his patents on antiapoptosis engineering have been licensed by several biotechnology companies and collaborators including Bayer, Biogen Idec, Centocor, and Biomarin.

Professor Betenbaugh will receive the 2010 Cell Culture Engineering Award at the Cell Culture Engineering XII conference, April 25-30, 2010, at Banff, Alberta, Canada, and will deliver the Award lecture during the next (2012) CCE conference.


'/>"/>

Contact: Barbara Hickernell
barbara@engconfintl.org
212-514-6760
Engineering Conferences International
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. Michael A. Betts, Seasoned Financial Services Executive, Joins CIC Board of Directors
2. American Society for Microbiology honors Michael Bruce Zwick
3. Michael A. Betts, Seasoned Financial Services Executive, Joins CIC Board of Directors
4. Remarks Prepared for Delivery By Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey At the Ministerial Press Conference
5. Neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga awarded Humboldt Prize
6. Michael J. Fox Foundation awards $2.4M for validation of therapeutic targets for Parkinsons
7. Michael J. Fox Foundation Funds $1.1 Million for Cutting-edge Approaches to Parkinsons Disease
8. [video] Michael DePasquale, CEO of BIO-key International, Inc., Discusses Q2 2008 Revenue Growth on WallSt.nets 3-Minute Press Show
9. Michael J. Fox Foundation PD Therapeutics Conference
10. Annual Michael & Susan Dell lectureship in child health
11. Pacific Biometrics, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Michael Murphy, PhD as Chief Operating Officer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016  Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric ... Biometric Identification System (ABIS) , a complete system ... ABIS can process multiple complex biometric transactions with ... fingerprint, face or iris biometrics. It leverages the ... MegaMatcher Accelerator , which have been used ...
(Date:4/19/2016)... -- The new GEZE SecuLogic access control ... system solution for all door components. It can be ... interface with integration authorization management system, and thus fulfills ... dimensions of the access control and the optimum integration ... considerable freedom of design with regard to the doors. ...
(Date:3/31/2016)... 2016   LegacyXChange, ... "Company") LegacyXChange is excited to release its ... to be launched online site for trading 100% guaranteed ... will also provide potential shareholders a sense of the ... an industry that is notorious for fraud. The video ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Mosio, a leader in clinical ... Patient Recruitment and Retention Tips.” Partnering with experienced clinical research professionals, Mosio revisits ... tips, tools, and strategies for clinical researchers. , “The landscape of how patients ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016   Boston Biomedical , an industry ... to target cancer stemness pathways, announced that its ... Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug ... including gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer. Napabucasin is an ... cancer stemness pathways by targeting STAT3, and is ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 A person commits a crime, ... scene to track the criminal down. An outbreak ... and Drug Administration (FDA) uses DNA evidence to track down ... Sound far-fetched? It,s not. The FDA has increasingly used ... investigations of foodborne illnesses. Put as simply as possible, whole ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... (Yeast and Mold) microbial test has received AOAC Research Institute approval 061601. , ... tests introduced last year,” stated Bob Salter, Vice President of Regulatory and Industrial ...
Breaking Biology Technology: