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Dr. Paul Oeller
Senior Project Leader, Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc.
Durham, NC, USA
Advances in Bioenergy Crops and Biomass Products
Monday, September 13, 2010
10:30 - 11:00 am


Abstract: Advances in Bioenergy Crops and Biomass Products Currently corn in the United States and sugar cane in Brazil are the dominant biofuel crops for bioethanol. A number of advanced breeding and biotechnology strategies have the potential to significantly improve the efficiency of these existing biofuel crops and future energy crops.
Biography
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Paul Oeller is a Senior Project Leader at Syngenta Biotechnology Inc. in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina leading efforts to increase yield in sugar cane. Paul has a diverse background in a range of disciplines including molecular biology, biochemistry, genomics and mass spectrometry-based proteomics and metabolomics. Together with extensive management experience this enables him to oversee both internal research activities and collaborations with outside organizations in this endeavor.

More than 20 papers and 7 patents and pending applications