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David B. Levin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biosystems Engineering
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Advanced Biofuels
Monday, September 13, 2010
11:30 - Noon


Abstract: Consortia of thermophilic, cellulolytic bacteria that can utilize cellulosic substrates for production of biofuels and other value-added co-products offer potential for the development of biorefinery processes that utilize “waste” agricultural residues.
Biography
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David B. Levin is an Associate Professor, Department of Biosystems Engineering with expertise in molecular biology, genome sciences (genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics), and biofuels (ethanol and hydrogen). Professor Levin leads the”Bioengineering for Biofuels and Bioproducts” research group at the University of Manitoba. He co-Leads a Genome Canada funded research program titled “Microbial genomics for biofuels and co-products from biorefining processes”. Prof. Levin also leads the Hydrogen Production & Purification Theme within an the NSERC National Strategic “Hydrogen Canada” Network (H2CAN), and is a co-investigator in an NSERC Collaborative Research and Development project to improve the efficiencies of ethanol production from grain (wheat and corn), with Husky Energy as the industrial partner.


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