Keynote Speaker


Prof. Tadhg Begley (Texas A&M University, USA)
Prospecting for new flavoenzymes


Invited Speakers

Prof. Uwe Bornscheuer (University of Greifswald, Germany)
Protein Engineering as a Tool to Improve PLP-Dependent Enzymes for Applications in Biocatalysis

Prof. En-Pei Chiang (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan)
Regulation of Folate-mediated One-carbon Metabolic Kinetics by genetic variations

Prof. Kiyoshi Fukui (University of Tokushima, Japan)
Medical Aspects and Chiral Science of Amino Acid Metabolism: regulation of human D-amino acid oxidase gene expression and implication for translation to neuropsychiatric disorders

Prof. Alexander Gabibov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
Modern Pharmacology: Magic bullet & combinatorial approaches

Dr. Takashi Nakagawa (University of Toyama)
Role of NAD metabolism in disease

Prof. Robert Phillips (University of Georgia, Athens, USA)
Ground-state Destabilization in Pyridoxal-5′-phosphate Dependent Enzymes: Tyrosine Phenol-lyase and Tryptophan Indole-lyase

Prof. Pablo Sobrado (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA)
Noncanonical Reactions Catalyzed by Atypical Flavoenzymes

Prof. Koji Sode (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan)
Investigation of the Cofactors and Electron Transfer Pathway of FAD Dependent Dehydrogenase Complexes Capable of Direct Electron Transfer

Active Enzyme Molecule

Prof. Pimchai Chaiyen (Mahidol University, Thailand)
Mechanism and Biocatalysis of Two-Component Flavin-dependent Monooxygenases

Prof. Ulf Hanefeld (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Introducing and reducing the nitrile group

Dr. Hans Iding (F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Switzerland)
Ketoreductases and Transaminases in Pharmaceutical Syntheses

Dr. Paola Laurino (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
A journey from an ancient finger print of Rossmann fold enzymes to cofactor engineering

Prof. Marko D. Mihovilovic(Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Flavoenzyme Biocatalysis – Challenges and Opportunities

Prof. Joelle Pelletier(University of Montreal, Canada)
The ins and outs of bacterial cytochrome P450 monooxygenases

Dr. Michael Richter (Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology, Germany)
Functional diversity of organic enzyme cofactors

Dr. Gavin Williams (North Carolina State University, USA)
Synthetic biology approach for the biosynthesis and diversification of natural products