Dr. Claire Edwards, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the BFF, attended the Recent Advancements in Fermentation Technology (RAFT) conference hosted by the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB). The conference took place October 29 through November 1, 2017 in Bonita Springs, Florida. Claire attended a number of seminars on topics ranging from improvement of oxygen transfer rates to the fermentative production of a heme-bound protein for making meat-less burgers.
She was also able to present some of her work during the first evening’s poster presentation session. Claire has been working on fermentation process optimization for Thermus thermophilus. This genus is known for its ability to grow at high temperatures and you may be familiar with Thermus aquaticus, the strain... Read Full Article