Selected Publications

  1. Lan, C.Q., G.M. Oddone, D.A. Mills, and D.E. Block. “Kinetics of Lactococcus lactis Growth and Metabolite Formation Under Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditions in the Presence or Absence of Hemin.” In press.
  2. Coleman, M. C. and D. E. Block. “Retrospective Optimization of Time-Dependent Fermentation Control Strategies Using Time-Independent Historical Data.” Biotechnology and Bioengineering. In Press.
  3. Coleman, M.C. and D.E. Block. “Bayesian Parameter Estimation with Informative Priors for Nonlinear Dynamic Systems.” AIChE Journal, 52, 651-667, 2006.
  4. Tierney, K.J., D.E. Block, and M.L. Longo. “Elasticity and phase behavior of DPPC membranes modulated by cholesterol, ergosterol, and ethanol.” Biophys. Journal, 89, 2481-2493, 2005.
  5. H.L. Akau, K.M. Miller, N.C. Sabeh, G. Allen, D.E. Block, and J.S. VanderGheynst. “Producing and Evaluating Botrytis cinerea for Vineyard Inoculation.” Bioresource Technology, 92, 41-48, 2004.
  6. Coleman, M. C., K. K. S. Buck and D. E. Block. “An integrated approach to optimization of recombinant E. coli fermentations using historical data.” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 84, 274-285, 2003.
  7. Linda F. Bisson and David E. Block. “Ethanol tolerance in Saccharomyces,” in Biodiversity and Biotechnology of Wine Yeasts, M. Ciani, ed., Research Signpost, 2002.
  8. H.V. Ly, D.E. Block DE, and M.L. Longo. “Interfacial tension effect of ethanol on lipid bilayer rigidity, stability, and area/molecule: A micropipet aspiration approach,” LANGMUIR, 18, 8988-8995, 2002.
  9. Seth B. Turbow, Graham H. Wehmeier, and David E. Block. “Comparison of Enzymatic and ISE Methods for Ammonia Measurements in Untreated Red and White Juices and Wines.” American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 53, 158-162, 2002.
  10. Kristan K. Buck, Venkat Subramanian, and David E. Block. “Identification of Critical Batch Operating Parameters in Fed-Batch Recombinant E. coli Fermentations Using Decision Tree Analysis.” Biotechnology Progress, 18, 1366-1376, 2002.
  11. David E. Block and Jean S. VanderGheynst, “Benomyl Tolerant Fusarium lateritium and Uses Thereof.” United States Patent Application. Submitted.
  12. Amanda Cramer, Sophocles Vlassides, and David E. Block. “A Kinetic Model for Nitrogen-Limited Wine Fermentations.” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 77, 49-60, 2002.
  13. Venkat Subramanian, Kristan K. Buck, and David E. Block. “The Use of Decision Tree Analysis for Determination of Critical Enological and Viticultural Processing Parameters in Historical Databases.” American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 52, 175-184, 2001.
  14. Jordan G. Ferrier and David E. Block. “Neural-Network-Assisted Optimization of Wine Blending Based on Sensory Analysis.” American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 52, 386-395, 2001.
  15. David E. Block. “Teaching Biotech Manufacturing Facility Design and Regulatory Compliance: Better Equipping Students for a Maturing Industry.” Chemical Engineering Education, Summer 2001, 188-193, 2001.
  16. Sophocles Vlassides, Jordan G. Ferrier, and David E. Block. “Using Historical Data for Bioprocess Optimization: Modeling Wine Characteristics Using Artificial Neural Networks and Archived Process Information.” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 73, 55-68, 2001.
  17. G. McMahan, W. Yeh, M. Marshall, M. Olsen, S. Sananikone, J. Wu, D.E. Block, and J.S. VanderGheynst. “Characterizing the Production of a Wild Type and Benomyl Resistant Fusarium lateritium for Biocontrol of Eutypa lata on Grapevine.” Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 26, 151-155, 2001.
  18. Sophocles Vlassides and David E. Block. “Evaluation of Cell Concentration Profiles and Mixing in Unagitated Wine Fermentors.” American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 51, 73-80, 2000.
  19. Sophocles Vlassides and David E. Block. “Evaluation of Cell Concentration Profiles and Mixing in Unagitated Wine Fermentors.” Submitted, 1999.
  20. D.E. Block, T.E. Hermann, J.-H. Hsieh, N.S. Mehta, and V.R. Rai. “Process for Producing Frenolicin B.” U.S. Patent No. 5,593,870, January 14, 1997.
  21. David E. Block and Friedrich Srienc. “Rapid Identification and Isolation of Zygotes and the Kinetics of Mating in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.” Biotechnol. Techniques, 5, 95-100, 1991.
  22. David E. Block, Philip D. Eitzman, Jeffrey D. Wangensteen, and Friedrich Srienc. “Slit Scanning of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Cells: Quantification of Asymmetric Cell Division and Cell Cycle Progression in Asynchronous Culture.” Biotechnol. Prog., 6, 504-512, 1990.

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