Microbial Physiology and Fermentation Technology

Renewed course of two weeks on microbial physiology and fermentation technology

From 15 – 26 January, the Advanced Course on Microbial Physiology and Fermentation Technology was organized by BioTech Delft.

Microbial physiologists, metabolic engineers and (bio)process engineers from the faculty staff, together with invited international experts from other universities and industry, will offer a combination of lectures.

The course aims to familiarize participants with the integrated, interdisciplinary approach required in modern biotechnology.
The program during this week is supported by a course board, Pascale Daran-Lapujade (TU Delft), Henk Noorman (dsm-firmenich). For a better understanding of the lectures and to stimulate active participation by those attending, this intensive two-week course combined lectures with group exercises organized by Prof.Em. Sef Heijnen and Robbert Kleerebezem. Fed batch tasks organized by Wouter van Winden (dsm-firmenich) and Djordje Bajic.

A fieldtrip to the site of Meatable in Leiden was also included in the program, at the site Daan Luining gave an interesting lecture and tour.

The 33 participants in the course are from all over the world and work in the industry or at a university.

“It exceeded my expectations and I truly learned a lot!”

“It was amazing and definitely will push much more better my professional career.”