The Importance and Future of Biochemical Engineering.

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TitleThe Importance and Future of Biochemical Engineering.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsWhitehead, TA, Banta, S, Bentley, WE, Betenbaugh, MJ, Chan, C, Clark, DS, Hoesli, CA, Jewett, MC, Junker, B, Koffas, M, Kshirsagar, R, Lewis, A, Li, C-T, Maranas, C, E Papoutsakis, T, Prather, KLJ, Schaffer, S, Segatori, L, Wheeldon, I
JournalBiotechnol Bioeng
Date Published2020 Apr 28

The field of Biochemical Engineering is vast. From its historical origins in the microbial production of antibiotics in the 1940's, today's Biochemical Engineer may contribute to advances in a wide range of technical areas. The recent Biochemical and Molecular Engineering XXI conference focused on "The Next Generation of Biochemical and Molecular Engineering: The role of emerging technologies in tomorrow's products and processes". Based on topical discussions at this conference, this Perspective synthesizes one vision on where investment in research areas is needed for biotechnology to continue contributing to some of the world's grand challenges. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Alternate JournalBiotechnol. Bioeng.
PubMed ID32343367