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Michael R Ladisch

Agricultural & Biological Engineering 

  • Distinguished Professor Ag & Bio Engr

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Courtesy Professor of Food Sciences

Awards & Honors

(2014) Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

(2015) Morrill Award. Purdue University.

(2015) Led Team named as Winner of FDA Food Safety Challenge.

(2014) Member, Board of Directors for the Foundation for Food & Agricultural Research. Foundation for Food & Agricultural Research.

(2014) Top Cited Author. AIChE Journal.

(2013) Area 15a Plenary Award. AIChE, Food, Pharmaceutical, and Bioengineering Division.

(2013) Fellow, National Academy of Inventors. National Academy of Inventors.

(2013) Purdue Research Foundation's Innovators Hall of Fame. Purdue Research Foundation.

(2012) The Top 100 People in BioEnergy. Biofuels Digest.

(2011) AAAS Fellow. American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Selected Publications

Michelin, M., Ximenes, E. A., De Lourdes Teixeira de Moraes Polizeli, M., & Ladisch, M. R. (2016). Effect of phenolic compounds from pretreated sugarcane bagasse on cellulolytic and hemicellulolytic activities. Bioresource Technology, 199, 275-278.

Ku, S., Ximenes, E. A., Kreke, T., & Ladisch, M. R. (in press). Salmonella in Shell Eggs: Mechanisms, Prevention, and Detection. Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences.

Vibbert, H. B., Ku, S., Li, X., Ximenes, E. A., Kreke, T., Ladisch, M. R., . . . Gehring, A. G. (2015). Accelerating Sample Preparation Through Enzyme-Assisted Microfiltration of Salmonella in Chicken Extract. Biotechnology Progress, 31(6), 1551-1561.

Ko, J. K., Ximenes, E. A., Kim, Y., & Ladisch, M. R. (2015). Adsorption of Enzyme onto Lignins of Liquid Hot Water Pretreated Hardwoods. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 112(3), 447-456.

Cao, G., Ximenes, E. A., Nichols, N. N., Frazer, S. E., Kim, D., Cotta, M. A., & Ladisch, M. R. (2015). Bioabatement with hemicellulase supplementation to reduce enzymatic hydrolysis inhibitors. Bioresource Technology, 190, 412-415.

Ladisch, M. R., Ximenes, E. A., Kreke, T., Foster, K. A., Ku, S., Liu, L., & Deering, A. J. (2015). Bioseparation and Analysis Techniques for Food Safety Inspection. 16th Beijing Conference and Exhibition on Instrumental Analysis (BCEIA), Session G: Analytical Techniques in Life Sciences.

Ladisch, M. R., Kim, Y., Ko, J. K., Kreke, T., & Ximenes, E. (2015). Effect of Liquid Hot Water Pretreatment on Enzyme Loading and Hydrolysis of Hardwood. 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting.

Ko, J. K., Kim, Y., Ximenes, E. A., & Ladisch, M. R. (2015). Effect of Liquid Hot Water Pretreatment Severity on Properties of Hardwood Lignin and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 112(2), 252-262.

Kim, D., Hengge, N. N., Orrego, D., Ximenes, E. A., & Ladisch, M. R. (2015). Enzymatic Liquefaction of Corn Stover and Pericarp (Fiber) 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting.

Kim, Y., Kreke, T., Ko, J. K., & Ladisch, M. R. (2015). Hydrolysis-Determining Substrate Characteristics in Liquid Hot Water Pretreated Hardwood. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 112(4), 677-687.

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