Cornell University

As part of the university's commitment to economic development and outreach, CTL hosts a variety of events to create connections between the Cornell campuses, industry members, entrepreneurs, and investors.

Inventions Roundtable™ - Bioenergy
March 11, 2011 - 9:00am - 1:30pm

CCTEC Office Suite, 395 Pine Tree Rd, Suite 310

Open to: Invitation-only.

This event featured four technology presentations focused on bioenergy.  Invited guests provided feedback in the areas of marketability and applications.


The presentations included:

  • Altering Plant Cell Wall Composition and Structure for Cellulosic Ethanol Production
    Jocelyn Rose, Associate Professor, Plant Biology
  • Methods to Improve Alcohol Tolerance in Microorganisms for More Efficient Ethanol Production
    Manuel Villa, Principal Research Scientist, Molecular Biology & Genetics
  • Pretreatment Process for Diverse Biomass Sources
    Jeremy Luterbacher, Graduate Student, Chemical Engineering
  • Methods of Enhancing Lignin Depolymerization
    Stephane Corgie, Research Associate, Biological & Environmental Engineering

Click here to view photos from the event.