Professor Banta Delivers the Area 15C (Bioengineering) Plenary Award Lecture at the 2020 AIChE Annual Meeting
Professor Banta was chosen to present the Area 15C (Bioengineering) Plenary Award Lecture at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, which was held virtually this year. The Plenary Award Lecture was entitled "Adventures in the Engineering of Oxidoreductase Enzymes".
Two presentations from the Banta Lab were given at the 2020 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting which was held virtually this year. Yuta Inaba gave a presentation entitled "Engineering the bioavailability of sulfur to control iron redox states in Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans". Nadim Massad gave a presentation entitled "Development of a novel bioprocess for CO2 conversion using synthetic designed proteins and non-growing cells".
The Banta Lab is pleased to welcome 3 new members. Heejung Jung has joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Heejung earned her PhD in environmental engineering from UNIST South Korea. Farid Khoury has joined the lab as a new PhD student. Farid earned his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Cleveland State University and has an NSF Fellowship. Sander Nydell has also joined the lab as a new PhD student. Sander earned his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University