2nd Starch World Europe

30-31 Oct, 2017 - Budapest, HUNGARY

Courtyard by Marriott Budapest City Center
About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Dr. Lubbert Dijkhuizen

Lubbert Dijkhuizen is Professor of Microbiology at the University of Groningen (NL). He has a track record in novel enzyme characterization (2016 recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award) with emphasis on enzymes cleaving starch (α1-4)-linkages and introducing (α1-6) or (α1-3)-linkages (synthesizing α-glucan dietary food fibers that act as prebiotics). He has published 350 peer-reviewed papers with 16,000 citations, and has successfully supervised 70 PhD students. Dijkhuizen also is scientific director of the Carbohydrate Competence Center CCC (http://www.cccresearch.nl) that organizes and runs public private partnerships, with 25 companies and 6 universities involved. He currently acts as CSO of CarbExplore Research BV (https://carbexplore.com/).

 

 



Dr. Lubbert Dijkhuizen, Professor of Microbiology
University of Groningen
Novel Enzymes that Can Produce New Generation of Starch Derivatives
Day 1 [Mon 30, October], at 04:20 PM