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Short term scientific missions

COST WG D25/0002/02

Dates
01/10/2002 – 13/10/2002
Host
Institute of Natural Substances CNR, Valverde, I, Dr. Giovanni Nicolosi
Scientist
Ing. Veronika Mylerová, Laboratory of Biotransformation, Institute of Microbiology, Prague, CZ
Topic
Resolution of racemic cyanoalkylferrocene or enantiotopic discrimination of prochiral dicyanoderivatives using nitrilhydratase from Rhodococcus equi

Dates
03/12/2002 – 14/12/2002
Host
Laboratory of Biotransformation, Institute of Microbiology, Prague, CZ, Dr. Ludmila Martínková
Scientist
Dipl.Ing. Gudrun Fischer-Colbrie, TU-Graz, Institute of Environmental Biotechnology, A
Topic
Working out a nitrilase assay for the strains isolated at TU-Graz

Dates
01/02/2003 – 28/02/2003
Host
Institute of Microbiology, University of Stuttgart, D, Dr. Andreas Stoltz
Scientist
Dr. Cesar Matteo, Laboratory of Biocatalysis, TU Delft, NL
Topic
Preparation of cross-linked aggregates of nitrilases and testing of their activity and stability

Dates
01/10/2003 – 24/10/2003
Host
Institute of Environmental Biotechnology, TU Graz, A, Prof. Georg Gübitz
Scientist
M.Sc. Rita Isabel Araujo, Department of Textile Engineering, University of Minho, Azurem, Guimaraes, P
Topic
Bioconversion of textile fibres using cutinase

Dates
13/10/2003 – 24/10/2003
Host
Laboratory of Biotransformation, Institute of Microbiology, Prague, CZ, Dr. Ludmila Martínková
Scientist
Dipl. Ing. Margit Preiml, Institute of Organic Chemistry, TU Graz, A
Topic
Microbial hydrolysis of beta-amino nitriles to their corresponding carboxamides and carboxylic acids using two different strains of Rhodococci bearing the nitrile hydratase/ amidase system

Dates
03/11/2004 – 31/12/2004
Host
Department of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials, University of L´Aquila, I, Prof. Maria Cantarella.
Scientist
Ing. Ondřej Kaplan, Laboratory of Biotransformation, Institute of Microbiology, Prague, CZ
Topic
Emplyoing a novel thermostable fungal nitrilase (from Aspergillus niger strain K10) for the mild nitrile hydrolysis in a continuous ultrafiltration-membrane bioreactor

COST Actions

Institute of Microbiology - Czech Academy of Sciences