Synthetic biology of antibiotic production II, 30 August – 4 September 2014Synthetic biology of antibiotic production II, 30 August – 4 September 2014

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Session 2B: Biochemistry and biothecnology of antibiotic production systems and natural antibiotics in the environment

09.00 - 12.00

Chair: Justin Nodwell, University of Toronto, Canada

09.00 - 9.30 Gerry Wright, McMasters University, Canada

Engineering glycopeptide antibiotic biosynthesis

09.35 - 09.45 Sylvie Lautre, Université Paris Sud, France

Natural combinatorial biosynthesis involving two clusters for the synthesis of three pyrrolamides in Streptomyces netropsis

09.50 - 10.00 Joleen Masschelein, KU Leuven, Belgium

Forging bonds: a unique alliance between bacterial secondary lipid and secondary metabolite biosynthesis gives rise to the zeamine antibiotics

10.05- 10.45 Coffee break & Group photo

10.45 - 11.15 Anne Osbourn, John Innes Centre, US

Unlocking plant metabolic diversity

11.20 - 11.30 Max Cryle, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Germany

Oxidative Modification during Non-Ribosomal Peptide Synthesis: Cytochrome P450s that Oxidise Carrier Protein Bound Substrates

11.35 - 11.45 Yunzi Luo, University of Illinois, US

Activation and characterisation of Cryptic Biosynthetic Pathways via Synthetic Biology Approaches

11.50 - 12.00 Mukul Yadav, University of Birmingham, UK

Conservation and divergence between enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of antibiotics mupriocin and thiomarinol

12:30 Lunch

Session 2C: Biochemistry and biotechnology of antibiotic production systems and natural antibiotics in the environment

15.00 - 18.30

Chair: Jörn Piel, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

15.00 - 15.30 Huimin Zhao, University of Illinois, US

Discovery and Characterization of Novel Natural Products via Synthetic Biology

15.35 - 15.45 Till Marisa, University of Bristol, UK

Trans-acting machinery in Polyketide Synthases

15.50 - 16.00 Javier Santos-Aberturas, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany

Exploration of the catalytic promiscuity of biosynthetic tailoring enzymes as a new source of structural diversity for polyene macrolide antifungals

16.05 - 16.15 Kim Chu-Young, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Cyclic ether formation during lasalocid A biosynthesis

16.20 - 16.30 Andrew William Truman, John Innes Centre, UK

Investigating unusual biosynthetic chemistry in the biosynthesis of ribosomal peptides

16.30 - 17.00 Coffee break

17.00 - 17.30 Christian Hertweck, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology HKI, DE

Decoding and Engineering Complex Biosynthetic Pathways in Microbes

17.35 - 17.45 Anbuchezhian Ramasamy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Biosynthetic potential of marine symbiotic fungi

17.50 - 18.00 Philipp Wiemann, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US

Insights into the Fungal Secondary Metabolome

18.05 - 18.15 Carmen Limon, University of Seville, Spain

Mutations of Fusarium fujikuroi that affect bikaverin production

18.20 - 18.30 Ebru Ince, University of Dicle, Turkey

Diversity of non-ribosomal peptide synthetases and polyketide synthase-I in terrestrial streptomycetes

18.30 1 minute poster presentation (even poster numbers)


19.00 Dinner

20.30 - 22.00 Poster Session (even poster numbers to man the poster)

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