Program

Speakers at Biotrans 2021  

Keynote lectures

Tobias Erb

Tobias Erb

Max-Planck Institute, Marburg, Germany

Magali Remaud-Simeon

Magali Remaud-Simeon

INSA Toulouse, Toulouse, France

Nicholas Turner

Nicholas Turner

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

TBA

To be announced

Invited lectures

Emily Balskus

Emily Balskus

Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

Marco Fraaije

Marco Fraaije

University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Gideon Grogan

Gideon Grogan

University of York, York, UK

Byung-Gee Kim

Byung-Gee Kim

Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

Christopher Prier

Gerard Roelfes

Gerard Roelfes

University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
timetable

EXCURSIONS

Graz is awaiting you! Chocolate, wine or just simply discovering the city and its beautiful surroundings, it’s your choice.

1. Zotter Chocolate

Endless carbohydrates, theobromine and (somewhat) healthy fats

In the Zotter Chocolate Theatre visitors can observe the production live, experience how 100% organic and fair trade chocolate is made from the bean onwards and try intermediate products and the finished bars. In the "Edible Zoo" Zotter serves the visitors organic meals, directly from his own pastures and gardens.

Duration: 5h, with bus transfer
Costs: 45 Euros*

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(c) Zotter

2. Wine tasting at Schloß Seggau

A castle, gorgeous lanscapes and a 300 year old wine cellar (training for your alcohol dehydrogenase)

A tour around the styrian bishop’s castle Schloss Seggau and to the wine cellar. Loads of information about the castle and an introduction to the wine production with a wine tasting.

Duration: 4h
Costs: 45 Euros*

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(c) Schloss Seggau (Kasca, Kirchengast)

3. World cultural heritage tour

Take a break from microbial cultures and explore the cultural heritage of Graz

A tour around the historic city centre of Graz and to the magnificent Eggenberg Palace with information about the world cultural heritage.

Duration: 4h
Costs: 20 Euros*

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(c) Pixabay

4. Electric bus tour

The quick and green city tour for green (bio-)chemists

Hop on the electric panorama bus electric panorama bus and join for a tour around the city including the most important sights with plenty of information about them.

Duration: 40min
Costs: 8 Euros*

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(c) Pixabay

*The aforementioned fees exclude any possible taxes and duties.