Friends of the ibvt - Supporting Association for Chemical and Biological Engineering recognises outstanding study achievements

Every year the Development corporation for Chemical and Biological Engineering recognizes outstanding Bachelor and Master thesis, as well as publications. The following works received recognition in recent years:

2014

Bachelor thesis
B. Sc. (Biotechnologie) Nancy Schäper „Metabolische Flussanalyse von Pseudomonas aeruginosa unter Einfluss von Ciprofloxacin und Tellurit“ (Supervised by Dr. Antje Berger)

Master thesis
M. Sc. (Biotechnologie) Johannes Gädke „Systems biology in Pseudomonas putida – Biofilmproduction and evolutionary adaptation“ (Supervised by M. Sc. Alexander Fröhlich)

Best Paper
M. Sc. (Chemical Engineering) André Luis Rodrigues „Systems metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli for production of the antitumor drugs violacein and deoxyviolacein” (Metabolic Engineering 20: 29–41)

2013

Bachlor thesis
B. Sc. (Biotechnologie) Tabea Rook  „Aufklärung metabolischer Stoffflüsse in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis unter Einfluss therapeutisch relevanter Antibiotika“ (Supervised by Dipl.-Biotechnol. Rene Bücker)

Best Paper
Dr. Thomas Wucherpfennig “Improved enzyme production by superior bio-pellets of Aspergillus niger - Targeted morphology engineering using titanate micro particles” (Biotechnol. Bioeng. 109: 462 – 471)

Dr. Claudia Korneli “Debottlenecking recombinant protein production in Bacillus megaterium under large scale conditions - targeted precursor feeding designed from metabolomics” (Biotechnol. Bioeng. 109:1538-1550)


2012

Bachlor thesis
B.Sc. (Biotechnology) Antonia Lakowitz "Morphology characterization of Aspergillus niger using automated image analysis", supervised by Dipl.-Biotechnol. Thomas Wucherpfennig.

Master thesis
M.Sc. (Biotechnology) Alexander Fröhlich "Lysine production in Corynebacterium glutamicum – Integration of bioprocess development and metabolic engineering", supervised by M.Sc. Sarah Schiefelbein.

Best Paper

Stefanie Kind "Metabolic engineering of cellular transport for overproduction of the platform chemical diaminopentane"

Thomas Wucherpfennig "Morphology engineering - Osmolality and its effect on Aspergillus niger morphology and productivity"

Dr. Judith Becker mit "From zero to hero - design-based systems metabolic engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for L-lysine production"

2011

Bachelor thesis
B.Sc. (Biotechnology) Steffen Kreye "Metabolic Engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for improved diaminopentane production.", supervised by Dipl.-Biol. Stefanie Kind.

Diploma thesis
Dipl.-Ing. Thibault Godard "Production behaviour of Bacillus megaterium under stress conditions.", supervised Dipl.-Biotechnol. Claudia Korneli.

2010

Bachelor thesis
B.Sc. (Biotechnology) Felicitas Vernen "Effect of pH on the morphology and product formation of recombinant Aspergillus niger strains.” supervised by Dipl.- Biotechnol. Katina Kiep.

Diploma thesis
Dipl.-Biotechnol. Nele Buschke "Metabolic Engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum for lysine production", supervised by Dipl.-Biol. Judith Becker.

2009

Bachelor thesis
B.Sc (Biotechnology) Felix Krujatz "Influence of metal ions on the utilisation of modell exsudates by Pseudomonas brassicacearum” supervised by Dipl.-Biotechnol. Tillman Greis.

Diploma thesis
Dipl.-Biotechnol. Habib Driouch "Metabolic flux analysis in continuous cultivations of Aspergillus niger", supervised by Dipl.-Ing. Guido Melzer.

2008

Student research project
Dipl.-Biotechnol. Jasper Hangebrauk "Effect of power input via stirring speed and aeration rate on the cultivation of Aspergillus niger.", supervised by Dipl.-Biotechnol. Pey-Jin Lin.

Diploma thesis
Dipl.-Biotechnol. Jochen Sieck "Testing of mechanical stress and oxygen input in a stirred tank reactor with various aeration systems“, supervised by Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Stintzing.

2007

Student research project
Dipl.-Ing. Stefanie Arndt "Measurement of local phase contents in a practice-relevant bubble column reactor using differential pressure and conductivity measurement probe", supervised by Dipl.-Ing. Cornelia Wiebels.

Diploma thesis
Dipl.-Biotechnol. Katina Kiep "Development and testing of bioreactor-supported cultivation techniques for chondrocytes", supervised by Prof. Dr. Krull.