AGROThursday, March 29, 2007

8:30 AM-12:10 PM McCormick Place South -- Room S103D, Level 1, Oral
Agricultural Biomass, Biobased Products, and Biofuels
Improving Bioproduct Design
Organizers:James N. Seiber
Cathleen J. Hapeman
Justin R. Barone
Organizer, Presiding:Joseph H. Massey
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AMProperties of biodegradable feather keratin polymers
Justin R. Barone
9:00 AMBiopolymers from polylactic acid and milk proteins
Charles Onwulata, Peggy M Tomasula
9:25 AMExtraction and electrospinning of zein extracted from corn gluten meal using acetic acid
G. W. Selling, Kristen K. Woods
9:50 AMImproved physical properties of zein using glyoxal as a crosslinker
Kristen K. Woods, Gordon W. Selling
10:15 AMIntermission
10:30 AMArthropod repelling constituents from a southern folk remedy: Investigations of the American beautyberry, Callicarpa americana
Charles L. Cantrell, Charles T. Bryson, Stephen O. Duke, Jerome A. Klun, John F. Carroll
10:55 AMBiobased herbicides
Franck E. Dayan, Stephen O. Duke
11:20 AMSingle-use, disposable food containers: Starch-based alternatives to petroleum-based plastics
Gregory M. Glenn, Charles N. Ludvik, Artur P. Klamczynski, William J. Orts, Syed H. Imam, Delilah Wood
11:45 AMIncorporation of bacteriocin in edible pectin films for antimicrobial packaging
LinShu Liu, Tony Jin, Cheng-Kung Liu, Kevin B. Hicks, Amar K. Mohanty, Rahul Bhardwaj, Manjusri Misra

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The 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007