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Steven Minden


Former PhD Student
Institute of Biochemical Engineering


Allmandring 31
70569 Stuttgart


Scale up and scale down of the industrial producers Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Penicillium chrysogenum

Faschian, R., Eren, I., Minden, S., Portner, R. (2017) Evaluation of Fixed-Bed Cultures with Immobilized Lactococcus Lactis ssp. Lactis on Different Scales. The Open Biotechnology Journal. DOI:10.2174/1874070701711010016


Faschian, R., Minden, S., Portner, R. (2016) Experimental Investigation and Reaction Kinetics Modeling of Biomass Formation, Substrate Consumption and Product Formation During Start-up of Fixed-Bed Cultures with Immobilized Lactococcus lactis ssp. lactis. J Bioprocess Biotech. DOI:10.4172/2155-9821.1000294


Valente, S., Liu, Y., Schnekenburger, M., Zwergel, C., Cosconati, S., Gros, C., Tardugno, M., Labella, D., Florean, C., Minden, S., Hashimoto, H., Chang, H., Zhang, X., Kirsch, G., Novellino, E., Arimondo, P.B., Miele, E., Ferretti, E., Gulino, A., Diederich, M., Cheng, X., Mai A. (2013) Selective Non-nucleoside Inhibitors of Human DNA Methyltransferases Active in Cancer Including in Cancer Stem Cells. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. DOI:10.1021/jm4012627

Since 2018

PhD student at Institute of Biochemical Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany

2016 - 2018

Bioprocess and product engineer at Actibak Biotechnologie Trier, Germany

2014 - 2015

Studied Bioprocess Development at Mannheim - University of Applied Sciences, Germany


M.Sc. thesis at the Institute of Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, Hamburg-Harburg, Germany


Title: Mathematical model development for lactic acid fermentations with L. lactis subsp. lactis in suspended and immobilized cultivation modes

2010 - 2014

Studied Biotechnology at Mannheim - University of Applied Sciences, Germany

2013 - 2014

B.Sc. thesis at Südzucker AG Mannheim/Ochsenfurt – Central Research, Development and Services Department, Obrigheim/Pfalz, Germany


Title: Statistical optimization of amylolytic wheat starch hydrolysis for the fermentation to bioethanol by S. cerevisiae

2012 - 2013

Practical semester at Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire du Cancer (LBMCC) - Epigenetics Research Group, Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Title: Biological characterization of new DNA methyltransferase inhibitors for epigenetic anticancer therapy

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