MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qteros, Inc., the developer of a unique and highly efficient Consolidated Bioprocessing (CBP) platform for the lowest-cost production of cellulosic ethanol, today announced its plans to present at various industry conferences throughout the month of May.
Kevin A. Gray, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Qteros, will deliver an oral presentation at the 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals being held at the Sheraton Seattle, Washington. His presentation, "Technology Development and Scale-up of the Production of Lignocellulosic Ethanol using the Microbe Clostridium phytofermentans" will be presented during Session 9: Biofuels and Biorefinery Economics and Sustainability on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 1:00pm PDT.
Mick Sawka, Qteros' Senior Vice President of Commercial Development and Engineering, will also present on May 3, 2011 at Thomson Reuters' Open Innovation Seminar. The presentation is scheduled for 8:00am EDT and will be held at Thomson Reuters' offices in Boston, MA.
Dr. Gray will participate in the 2011 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioprocessing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. On Monday, May 9, 2011 at 8:45am EDT, Dr. Gray will deliver a presentation entitled, "Plant Cell Wall Degrading Micro-Organisms as Biocatalysts for Biofuels and Bio-Chemicals Production." On Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 9:00am EDT, Dr. Gray will moderate a panel entitled, "Engineering Low Cost Feedstocks to Value-Add Bio-chemicals." He will deliver a presentation during this panel discussion entitled, "Clostridium phytofermentans as an Inexpensive Sugar Platform for Biochemicals."
About Qteros, Inc.
Qteros' mission is to accelerate the global commercialization of large-scale, lowest-cost cellulosic ethanol production. Qteros has teamed with a core group of world-class strategic partners that complement and leverage our advanced microbiology and process engineering expertise. Working closely with its strategic partners, Qteros expects to rapidly scale its highly efficient, lowest-cost Consolidated Bioprocessing (CBP) platform for converting non-food biomass into biofuels. Qteros is funded by leading investors in the alternative energy industry including, among others, Venrock Associates, Battery Ventures, BP AE Ventures, Soros Fund Management LLC, and Valero Energy Corporation. For more information, please visit www.qteros.com.
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