Z. Lewis Liu

Z. Lewis Liu

National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USA

Title: Engineering industrial yeast for renewable advanced biofuels applications



Liu holds a PhD from University of Illinois and has more than 30 years experience in teaching and research. As a Scientist at USDA-ARS, Dr. Liu pioneered tolerant yeast research and development for lignocellulose-to-ethanol conversion using genomics and published a monograph on “Microbial stress tolerance for biofuels: systems biology” by Springer. Dr. Liu holds 8 U.S. patents (including pending issues) and authored over 100 publications, and serves Editor and Associate Editor of professional journals.

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