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Fueling the Future - Ag Research Award Winner Creates New Technology from Unlikely Sources


LORRE Graduate Student, Neal Hengge, named Outstanding MS Student in ABE


LORRE researchers awarded 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge for research in the detection of food pathogens (July, 2015)

FDA Food Safety Challenge




Cadet Madison Turner visited LORRE to work with Linda Liu, Mike Ladisch and colleagues on basic research in food safety. (June, 2015)





LORRE Lab Safety Manager, Xingya (Linda) Liu, and the LORRE Safety Committee, receive 2015 Presidential Safety Award in recognition of outstanding efforts & commitment to safety (March 25, 2015)




Undergraduate students, Jaycey Hardenstein (left) and Alisha Tungare (right) present their work at Posters on the Hill, in Washington, DC






LORRE's Director, Michael Ladisch, named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors





ABE students winners in annual Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition for their product "Soycotta"







Visiting Scholar, German Schäfer markets face cream at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna






Michael Ladisch appointed to Board of Directors of newly created Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research





Michael Ladisch moderated a panel discussion at the BIO Pacific Rim Summit Meeting, in San Diego, CA, on December 8, 2014. Click on the link below to view his presentation

"Effects of Lignin and Phenolic Inhibitors on Enzyme Loading"




ABE/LORRE's Seockmo Ku: Honorable mention for Culture and Policy Graduate Student Poster





LORRE students David Orrego, Jinsha Li, and Iman Beheshti, as well as Mike Ladisch and Abby Engelberth, participated in Purdue's UNICEF Campus Initiative Half Marathon. Click on the link above to learn more about this very worthwhile cause.



Ag Engineer Mosier Earns Purdue Agricultural Research Award

- Natalie van Hoose, Purdue Agriculture News

LORRE Professor, Nathan Mosier, led the biofuels
module for the Duke Energy Academy, at Purdue
University. Please click here to learn more about the 2014 Duke Energy Academy.




Dr. George Tsao, the Founding Director of LORRE, was recently honored for LORRE's contributions to the industrial biotechnology field, by SCD-iBIO, at their annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA. To read more about Dr. Tsao's many accomplishments, please click on the link below

George T. Tsao, 2013 SCD-iBIO Honoree.




Recent Publications and Presentations

Video Highlight from Ladisch paper "Hydrolysis-determining substrate characteristics in liquid hot water pretreated hardwood"

B&B Video Highlight

"New Conversion Process Turns Biomass "Waste" into Lucrative Chemical Products"

Several LORRE researchers attended the AIChE Meeting, in Atlanta, GA, November 2014. Click on the links below to view their presentations:

"Biomimetic Catalyst: Maximizing Yields of Hydroxymethylfurfural from Whole Biomass", B. Hewetson, A. Kreger, and N. S. Mosier

"Effect of Maleic Acid on the Selectivity of Glucose and Fructose Dehydration and Degradation", X. Zhang, B. Hewetson, and N. S. Mosier

"Ozonolysis as a Pre-Pretreatment for Compacted Bioenergy Feedstock", I. Beheshti Tabar, P. T. Murphy, and N. S. Mosier

The Applied and Environmental Microbiology
spotlighted an article published by
LORRE researcheres in their November, 2013 issue:

Rapid Sample Processing for Detection of Food-Borne Pathogens via Cross-flow Microfiltration

"Study Finds More Effective Way to Dry Ethanol"

"Dividing Corn Stover Makes Ethanol Conversion More Efficient"

"Understanding ASTM Turbine Fuel Standard Specifications," Gozdem Kilaz, Int. Review of Aerospace Engineering, 7(4), 124-133, 2014



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