Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Demain, Arnold L.
Location Drew University
Primary Field Animal, Nutritional and Applied Microbial Sciences
Secondary Field Microbial Biology
 Election Citation
Demain is one of the world's leading industrial microbiologists and a pioneer in research on the elucidation and regulation of the biosynthetic pathways leading to penicillins and cephalosporins. He has led the way to the development of the beta-lactam industry and the fed-batch fermentations so prominent in the industry today.
 Research Interests
Industrial microbiology, biotechnology, industrial fermentation, antibiotics, enzymes, secondary metabolism, biofuels, bioconversions are my principal interests.

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