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  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
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Philip J. Kersten

Philip J. Kersten

Research Microbiologist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
53726-2398

Phone: 608-231-9470
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Research Interests

  • Biochemistry and molecular genetics of wood decay fungi
  • Synthesis of biofuels using enzymes and chemical catalysts
  • Nanocatalysts for biomass conversion
  • Natural product isolation and identification

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Ph.D.
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, B.S.

Professional Organizations

  • American Society for Microbiology, Member
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Editorial Board

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Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


FPL-2013-140
Enzyme Combo Results in Bioplastics Composite

Developing bioplastics as a means of moving away from non-renewable, petroleum-based products has many economic and environmental benefits. Rese ...

2013


FPL-2016-57
Improving the Hydrolysis and Fibrillation of Wood Into Cellulose Nanomaterials

Cellulose nanomaterials have been receiving an increasing amount of interest from both the scientific and industrial communities because of thei ...

2016


Last updated on : 06/22/2018