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Dr. Colleen Christensen
Executive Director, Feeds Innovation Institute
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Biofuels and New Feed Opportunities
Monday, September 13, 2010
1:30 - 2:00 pm


Abstract:  The Feed Opportunities from the BioFuels Industries (FOBI) Network is a multidisciplinary research network which includes nutritionists, engineers, plant breeders and economists. The vision of FOBI is to stimulate the sustainable growth of the bio-ethanol and livestock sectors.
Biography
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Colleen Christensen graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a BSc in 1991 and a PhD in 1998. Colleen has extensive experience at the nexus of science and industry creating value from science. Prior to working at the Feeds Innovation Institute, she worked in business development and commercialization at the Canadian Light Source and the Saskatoon Health Region, and managed a University of Saskatchewan veterinary biotechnology spin-off company. As the Executive Director of the Feeds Innovation Institute, Colleen connects the feed industry into the University of Saskatchewan, facilitating the local benefits of the feeds innovation value chain. Increasing the value of the co-products of the renewable fuels industries is a large component of this activity.



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