4th Multistep Enzyme Catalyzed Processes Congress (MECP18)

4th Multistep Enzyme Catalyzed Processes Congress (MECP18)

Trondheim, Norway March 19-22, 2018

In honor of professor Thorleif Anthonsen´s 80th anniversary

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4th Multistep Enzyme Catalyzed Processes Congress (MECP18)

Plenary Speakers see also PROGRAMME 

Professor Kurt Faber, Uni-Graz, Austria, Monday March 19, NTNU Realfagbygget 18.30-19.30
Multi-enzyme cascades for the functionalization of fatty acids

Professor Nicholas Turner, The University of Manchester, UK.
Design and Evolution of New Biocatalysts for Enantioselective Synthesis

Professor Vladimir Kren, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic.
Multienzymatic grafting and trimming of glycosylated natural products

Professor Sergio Riva, Institute of the Chemistry of Molecular Recognition, CNR, Milano, Italy.
Multistep biotransformations: From multifunctional substrates to cascade enzymatic reactions

Professor Dörte Rother, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany
Modular synthetic enzyme cascades – from catalyst selection to reaction design

Dr. William Finnigan, The University of Manchester, UK.
The construction and validation of a process model for a seven enzyme biotransformation

Free concert in Nidaros Cathedral

Tuesday March 20, 2018: 19.15-20.30 


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Sunday 18. to Thursday 22. March




  • Systems Biocatalysis
  • Interfacing Chemical and Enzymatic Steps
  • Retrosynthesis
  • Bioinformatics and Modelling
  • Novel Biosynthetic Pathways
  • Cell-free versus Whole Cell Systems
  • Process Intensification and Scaling
  • Industrial Applications

Honorary Opening Lecturer

Honorary Opening Lecturer

Nobel Laureate

Distinguished Professor Arieh Warshel Title: How Do Enzymes Work and How Do They Not Work

Monday March 19, 2018: NTNU Realfagbygget 17.00-18.30 Auditorium R1







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