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Österreich – Zukunftsstandort der Biotechnologie – Biotreibstoffe in den USA

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Liechtenstein-Hayek-Saal
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German and English language
Biology Team Leader, DuPont Biorefinery Program, Wilmington
Rector, BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences; President, BIOS Science Austria, Vienna Chair

Dr. Mark EMPTAGE

Biology Team Leader, DuPont Biorefinery Program, Wilmington

1978 Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois-Urbana
1979-1980 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1980-1984 Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Scientist at the Institute for Enzyme Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1984 Joined DuPont Central Research & Development as a Principle Investigator in biochemisty. Worked on various programs
  such as discovery of new herbicides and fungicides, fluorine biochemistry and enzyme biocatalysis.
1998-2003 Biochemistry Task leader for the development of successful commercial biocatalyst for production of 1,3-propanediol (PDO) by fermentation
since 2004 Biology Team Leader for DuPont's Biorefinery program to make cellulosic ethanol co-funded by the Department of Energy

DI Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Martin H. GERZABEK

Rector, BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences; President, BIOS Science Austria, Vienna

1984 Scientific Staff Member, Austrian Research Centers (now: AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology), Vienna
1987 Promotion, Dr. rer.nat techn.
1993 Habilitation, Soil Science
1997-2003 Head, Department of Environmental Research, AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna
since 2001 Full Professor, Environmental Toxicology and Isotopic Methods, BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2003-2010 Vice-Rector for Research, BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
since 2009 Rector, BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna

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