ANNUAL 2013 OF THE CROATIAN ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING

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The 2nd International Symposium “Vera Johanides”: Biotechnology in Croatia by 2020
Part I
Paper works
Aleksander Bakowski, Daslav Hranueli, Asier Fernández-Matamoros Olaizola,
Dijana Kobas Dešković, Ivana Žorž, Gordan Leskovar, Srđan Novak and Ivo Friganović
BIOCentre: The Bioscience Technology Commercialisation and Incubation Centre

Tadeja Lukežič and Hrvoje Petković
New Approaches in the Development of Antibiotics – The Return of Tetracyclines

Marijan Bošnjak, Daslav Hranueli, Jo Maertens, Davor Valinger, Želimir Kurtanjek and Erick J. Vandamme
Mathematical Modelling of Virus Replication Kinetics as a Function of Biological Reaction System Properties

Želimir Kurtanjek, Hrvoje Žilić and Ana Jurinjak Tušek
Systems Biology and Biotechnology

Jasna Beganović, Ksenija Uroić, Andreja Leboš Pavunc, Blaženka Kos and Jagoda Šušković
Selective Advantage of S-layer Surface Proteins Presence in Lactobacillus Probiotic Strains

Zoran Herceg, Anet Režek Jambrak and Vesna Lelas
Application of High Power Ultrasound in Inactivation of Microorganisms

Teuta Murati, Branimir Šimić, Jasna Kniewald and Ivana Kmetič
Endocrine
Disruptors and Animal-free Toxicology

Goran Gajski,
Ivana Novak, Ana-Marija Domijan, Marko Gerić and Vera Garaj-Vrhovac
Toxicological Safety Assessment and Antioxidant Activity of Sodium Copper Chlorophyllin

Višnja Gaurina Srček, Kristina Radošević and Zlatko Kniewald
Aquaculture and Fish Cell Technology

VI Annual 2013 of the Croatian Academy of Engineering
Slaven Zjalić
Aflatoxins Fifty Years Later: Still Unsolved Challenge

Mladen Pavlečić, Mirela Ivančić Šantek, Predrag Horvat and Božidar Šantek
* Development of Integrated Bioprocess for Ethanol Production from Sugar Beet

Boris Kovač
Amylolytic Activity Inhibition of Low Falling Number Flours by Pulses Extracts and Impact on Final Bread Quality

Stela Jokić, Krunoslav Aladić, Darko Velić, Đurđica Ačkar and Drago Šubarić
Supercritical CO2 Extraction as an Alternative to Organic Solvents in the Production of Soybean Oil

Borislav Šćulac
Modernization of Production Plant and Processes in Zagrebačka pivovara from 1995 to 2012

Sanja Perić, Martina Tijardović and Tomislav Dubravac
Overview of the Past and the Look on the Future of   Forest Reproductive Material Production in Croatia

Vladimir Mrša
Higher Education for the Requirements of Industrial Production: European Experience and Croatian Challenges

Part II
Presentations
Peter Raspor and Vito Turk (SLO)
Biotechnology at the Door of Horizon 2020

Domagoj Šimić, Krešimir Dvojković and Aleksandra Sudarić (CRO)
Green Biotechnology in Agriculture – Food, Biofuel and Recombinant DNA Technology

Neža Čadež and Peter Raspor (SLO)
Culture Collections for Future: Case Yeasts from Genetic to Metabolic Diversity

Matjaž Deželak (SLO), Martin Zarnkow (GER), Thomas Becker (GER) and Iztok Jože Košir (SLO)
Processing of Gluten-free Fermented Beverages Based on Malted Pseudocereals

Duška Vujaklija (CRO)
Molecular Study of Dominant Soil Bacteria: Streptomycetes in Nature and Application to Biotechnologies

Dragan Primorac (CRO)
Molecular Genetics: The Present and the Future

Annual 2013 of the Croatian Academy of Engineering VII
Marina Tišma, Natalija Velić, Mario Panjičko and Bruno Zelić (CRO)
Intensification of Agro and Food Industry Waste Biodegradation Process

Maja Borić, Tjaša Danevčić and David Stopar (SLO)
Rheology of Liquid Media Influences Bacterial Physiology

Jure Šumi (SLO)
Green Roofs – Future of Urban Life

Gerhart Braunegg and Martin Koller (AUT)
Sustainable Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates

Anita Slavica, Antonija Trontel, Božidar Šantek and Srđan Novak (CRO)
Advances in Biotechnological Processes for Lactic Acid Production

Ivana Bošnjak (CRO)
Toxicity of Bisphenol A (BPA) on Urchin Embryo Gene Expression and Morphology

Lucija Nuskern and Jasna Hrenović (CRO)
Removal of Heavy Metals and Phosphates from Wastewater by Bioparticles

Rok Gaber (SLO)
DNA Guided Assembly Line

Ana Bielen (CRO)
Scanning for Genes Encoding GDS(L) Hydrolases in Actinobacteria from Wide Diversity of Ecological Niches

Mario Franić, Hrvoje Fulgosi, Lea Vojta and Domagoj Šimić (CRO)
Phytoextraction of Cadmium using Recombinant DNA Technology in Maize

Anamarija Štafa (CRO)
Genetic Side-effects during Gene Replacement in Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Dušan Goranovič (SLO)
Regulation of Biosynthesis of Immunosuppressant FK506 (Tacrolimus) by Streptomyces tsukubaensis

Mojca Brložnik, Tomaž Curk, Klaus Natter and Uroš Petrović (SLO)
Identification of Genetic Variants Responsible for Biotechnologically Important Traits and the Design of New Generation Industrial Yeast Strains

Luka Ausec, Marko Verce, Miha Črnigoj, Vesna Jerman, Ines Mandić-Mulec (SLO)
Mining Bacterial Genomes for Laccases

Bojan Žunar, Marina Miklenić, Anamarija Štafa, Berislav Lisnić and Ivan-Krešimir Svetec (CRO)
Genetic Transformation of Yeast Dekkera/Brettanomyces bruxellensis

Antonio Starčević (CRO)
Mass Spectrometry-based Clinical Proteomics

VIII Annual 2013 of the Croatian Academy of Engineering
Quang D. Nguyen (VNM), Kálmán Dénes, Csilla Farkas, Ágoston Hoschke and Judit M. Rezessy-Szabó (HUN)
Enhancement of Efficiency of Ethanol Production from Jerusalem Artichoke

Our forthcoming meeting:
The 3rd International Scientific Symposium
“Vera Johanides” – Biotechnology, Forestry and Wood Technology in Croatia, Zagreb, 2015
Dijana Vuletić
Role of Forests in Croatia – From the Perspective of Research Institute

Part III
Novel Technologies
Marin Soljačić

Photonics and Modern Electro-Magnetics Group at MIT, Boston, US.

Scientific Publications (1–144)

Patents (USA Only: Foreign Patents Not Included) (1–61)

Aristeidis Karalis, Andre B. Kurs, Qiang Li, Katherine L. Hall, Morris P. Kesler, Eric Giler, Marin Soljacic, and Steven Ganem.
“Wireless Energy Transfer using Repeater Resonators” US Patent No: 8,587,155

Aristeidis Karalis, Andre B. Kurs, Andrew J. Campanella, Konrad J. Kulikowski, Katherine L. Hall, Qiang Li, Marin Soljacic,
and Morris P. Kesler.
“Wireless Energy Transfer Systems” US Patent No: 8,618,696

Aristeidis Karalis, Andre B. Kurs, Andrew J. Campanella, Konrad J. Kulikowski, Katherine L. Hall, Morris P. Kesler, Marin Soljacic, and Qiang Li.
“Wireless Energy Transfer Systems”

US Patent No: 8,629,578
Vilko Žiljak
Collectiveness of Visual and Z-infrared Spectrum in the Security Printing