On Friday, 5. April 2019, P4SB's Professor Lars Blank will give a presentation at the RWTH Open Day. He will give a lecture to people who are considering studying at RWTH, introducing them to the Topic of 'plastic recycling with the help of microbes'. His talk will be titled "Wohin mit dem Plastikmüll? Mikroben helfen beim Plastikrecycling!", in English "Where to put all the plastic waste? Microbes as helpers for recycling plastic!". Curious? Go learn more about this and similar opportunities on the RWTH Homepage!
The two P4SB-affiliated publications "Interfacial Activity of Phasin PhaF from Pseudomonas putida KT2440 at Hydrophobic–Hydrophilic Biointerfaces" and "Role of leucine zipper-like motifs in the oligomerization of Pseudomonas putida phasins" have recently been published.
"Interfacial Activity of Phasin PhaF from Pseudomonas putida KT2440 at Hydrophobic–Hydrophilic Biointerfaces" was written by Aranzazu Mato, Natalia A. Tarazona, Alberto Hidalgo, Antonio Cruz, Mercedes Jiménez, Jesús Pérez-Gil, and Dr. M. Auxiliadora Prieto. It can be accessed here!
"Role of leucine zipper-like motifs in the oligomerization of Pseudomonas putida phasins" was written by Natalia A. Tarazona, Beatriz Maestro, Olga Revelles, Jesús M. Sanz, and Dr. M. Auxiliadora Prieto. It can be accessed here!
The Radio Channel Radio Q recently ran a Report featuring an interview with P4SB's Professor Blank. The report was titled „Wie Biotechnologen Bakterien verändern“ (in English: How biotechnologists can alter bacteria) and was uploaded by Radio Q to Soundcloud. In this report, IQ reporter Joshua Hermes interviews Prof. Blank about the Basic ideas and principles behind biotechnological research.
Curious? Go listen to the report (in German) on Soundcloud!
The journal article "Isolation and characterization of different promising fungi for biological waste management of polyurethanes" was written by Audrey Magnin, Lucie Hoornaert, Eric Pollet, Stéphanie Laurichesse, Vincent Phalip and Luc Avérous. It was first published on 27 December 2018 in Microbial biotechnology. Congratulations to all involved!
The Seminar „Planet Plastic – Vom Segen zum Fluch des Plastiks“ (in English: "planet plastic - the blessing and curse of plastic") took place in Aachen, Germany, on Saturday, 19.01.2019 at the Bischöfliche Akademie, where Professor Blank gave a talk featuring P4SB!