1st International Symposium on Transaminase Biocatalysis

DTU are participating in the coordination of the 1st Symposium on Transaminase Biocatalysis to be held in Stockholm 28th Feb – 1st March 2013. More information can be found here.

Bio-Prodict 3DM Course

The first Bio-Prodict course about the usage of 3DM/Yasara/Utopia applied to bio-catalysis and drug design will take place on November 5th-7th. Spaces are limited but there is a discount for KYROBIO members. More information can be found here.


Presentations of KYROBIO Results by ACIB (Project Partner) at the following events:

Title: “Next generation biocatalyst discovery“ oral presentation by Anton Glieder at “Manchester Biocatalysis II Bio-Manufacturing the future". on 17th May 2012 in Manchester, UK

Title:“Discovery of improved hydroxynitrile lyases belonging to the cupin superfamily” poster presentation by Romana Wiedner, Kerstin Steiner and Helmut Schwab at “OeGMBT annual meeting 2012”. September 17th -19th 2012 in Graz, Austria

Title:“Next generation biocatalyst discovery” oral presentation by Anton Glieder, 15th European Congress on Biotechnology. September 23rd- 26th 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey

Title:“Discovery and engineering of new lignocelluloses degrading enzymes” oral presentation by Anton Glieder at BioTrends, on 30th November 2012 in Dortmund, Germany

Title:“Recombinant hydroxynitrile lyase: high level expression in Pichia pastoris” poster presentation by Lanfranchi, E, Pomorska, DK, Steiner, K, Schwab, H, Glieder, A, Weis, R, Winkler M at 10th Doc Days, July 12th 2013 in Graz, Austria

Title:“Discovery of new and improved hydroxynitrile lyases belonging to the cupin superfamily” poster presentation by Wiedner, R., Steiner, K., Schwab, H. at Biotrans 2013 July 21st-25th 2013 in Manchester, UK

Title:“A new hydroxynitrile lyase from fern: from the plant to the sequence” poster presentation by Elisa Lanfranchi, Kerstin Steiner, Barbara Darnhofer, Ruth Birner-Grünberger, Anton Glieder, Margit Winkler  at Biotrans 2013 July 21st-25th 2013 in Manchester, UK

Title:“Discovery of new and improved hydroxynitrile lyases belonging to the cupin superfamily” poster presentation by Wiedner, R., Kothbauer, B., Steiner, K., Gruber, M., Schwab, H. at ACIB Science Days 2013 Sept. 10th -12th in Graz, Austria

Title:“A new hydroxynitrile lyase from fern: from the plant to the sequence” poster presentation by Elisa Lanfranchi, Kerstin Steiner, Barbara Darnhofer, Ruth Birner-Grünberger, Anton Glieder, Margit Winkler  at ACIB Science Days 2013 Sept. 10th -12th in Graz, Austria

Title:“Innovations for enzymatic cyanohydrin synthesis and Henry reactions” oral presentation by Anton Glieder at The Commercialisation and Application of Enzymes in Biotechnology 2014 March 19th – 20th in London, UK


Gordon Research Conference "Biocatalysis: Changing Paradigms in Catalysis"

Date: 06 to 11 July 2014 | Venue: Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA

The Biocatalysis Gordon Research Conference highlights the best science, technologies and case studies to provide in-depth understanding of the development and practical use of biocatalysts around the world. Desiree Pressnitz, University of Graz (Kyrobio Project Partner), will be presenting the poster: Strictosidine Synthases - Biocatalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Alkaloids. Read more>>


16th European Congress on Biotechnology (ECB16) “Industrial biotechnology from fundamentals to practice”

Date: 13 to 16 July 2014 | Venue: Edinburgh, Scotland

ACIB (Kyrobio Project Partner) will be running a workshop.. The Key note lectures will be: Brigitte Gasser "Systems biology of Pichia pastoris"; Silvia Glück "Two promising biocatalytic tools: regioselective carboxylation and asymmetric hydration of aromatics"; Alexandra Rollett "Enzyme responsive polymers"; Jürgen Zanghellini  "From multi-sequence alignment to metabolic engineering to minimal drug cocktails: The power of a fast hitting set calculator". Read more>>


Biocat 2014 (7th International Congress on Biocatalysis)

Date: 31 August to 04 September 2014 | Venue: Hamburg, Germany

This meeting will focus on the presentation of the latest results in the rapidly growing field of biocatalysis. Eva Fischederer, University of Fraz (Kyrobio Project Partner), will be presenting the poster: Incorporation of α-methyltryptamines (ATM's) in the biotransformation with strictosidine synthase. Read more>>


Green Chemistry for Pharma Conference - Registration & Abstract Submission is now open!

Date: 23 to 24 September 2014 | Venue: Graz, Austria

This conference intends to give an overview about recent developments in industry and research to researchers, students and industry. In addition, the presentation of new technologies, tools and concepts will initiate new interactions between process chemistry, organic synthesis, biocatalysis and synthetic biology to create the necessary synergies for more green processes in future pharmaceutical production. Read more>>