Michael Danquah

Michael

Professor Dr. Michael Danquah
PhD, BSc, GCHE, CEng, CSci, CPEng, MIEAust, FIChemE
Associate Dean for R&D
Professor
Chemical Engineering

Contact Details
Telephone: +60 85 443939 Ext:2411 
Location: Skylark 3 Room 336
Email: mkdanquah@curtin.edu.my

Background

Professor Michael K Danquah is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a Chartered Scientist (CSci) and a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), UK. He is also a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) and a Chartered Member (MIEAust) of Engineers Australia. Professor Danquah is currently a Full Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Associate Dean (Research & Development) of the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University, Malaysia. He previously worked as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Principal Research Fellow of the Bio Engineering Laboratory, Monash University, Australia. He completed his PhD in Biochemical Engineering from Monash University after obtaining a BSc. Hons (First Class) Degree in Chemical Engineering from KNUST (Ghana).

Professor Danquah’s research focuses on the utilisation of biomolecular, cellular and polymeric interactions to enhance the detection, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases; develop environmental bioremediation systems; and produce sustainable biofuels and fine chemicals. His ground-breaking research on biomolecular synthesis and purification has resulted in 5 intellectual properties and patent application, a market-available product (PDM plasmid replication system), and has triggered other major bio-manufacturing breakthroughs in bioprocessing. Professor Danquah has supervised and trained several postdoctoral research fellows, higher degree research students, and honours project students. He has published significantly with over 170 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, conference publications and technical reports, and a current H-index of 24. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Board of Trustees of OA Publishing London, Editorial Board member of the American Journal of Physical Chemistry, Associate Editor of BMC Biotechnology, and a Guest Editor of the Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry. Professor Danquah has won significant national and international competitive awards which include Finalist, IChemE Best Innovator Award in Malaysia (2013), Outstanding Young Innovator in Asia and Pacific Regions (2012 TR35@Singapore, Technology Review); Finalist, World Technology Award in Biotechnology w/ Time, Fortune, and CNN (2012); IChemE Highly Commended in Bioprocessing Award (2010); Monash Distinguished Early Career Alumni Award (2008); and AUSBIOTECH (Australian Biotechnology Organization) Award of Excellence in Biotechnology (2006). He is active in mentoring junior scientists and researchers in less-endowed countries in Asia and Africa using his career experiences as a young academic.

Academic History

  • PhD (Chemical Engineering) Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Thesis Title: Rapid Production of Therapeutic Plasmid DNA via Pilot-scale Bacterial Fermentation and Monolithic Chromatographic Purification, 2008.
  • BSc (First Class Honours) Chemical Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. 2004.
  • Graduate Certificate (Higher Education). Monash University, Victoria, Australia 2011.

Professional Appointments

  • Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University of Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Associate Dean (Research and Development), Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University of Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Leader, Bio-Process Technologies Research, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University of Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Research Scientist, Technology Innovation and Evaluation for Biomolecule Purification (BEL Monolith Technology). IP Commercialisation Project. Kintan Pty Ltd, Australia.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University of Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia, 2012-2014
  • Adjunct Research Faculty (Senior Lecturer), Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Clayton campus, Australia. 2012.
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Clayton campus, Australia. 2011.
  • Principal Research Fellow and Research Leader, Bio Engineering Laboratory (Large-scale PC2 facility), Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Clayton campus, Australia, 2009-2011.
  • Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Clayton campus, Australia, 2009-2010.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Australian Research Council (ARC) on Renewable Energy. Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Australia, 2008–2009.
  • Assistant Lecturer: Chemical Engineering Department of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. 2004-2005.

Professional Qualification

  • Fellow (FIChemE), Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng), Engineering Council, United Kingdom
  • Chartered Scientist (CSci), Science Council, United Kingdom
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng), Engineers Australia, Australia
  • Chartered Member (MIEAust), Engineers Australia, Australia

Selected Awards

  • Finalist, 2013 IChemE Innovator of the Year Award, Malaysia
  • Winner, 2012 TR35@Singapore. MIT Technology Reviews.
  • Finalist, 2012 World Technology Award in Biotechnology (Individual Category) w/ Time, Fortune, and CNN. World Technology Network. 2012.
  • Recognition of scientific excellence. Top 5% of cited authors for Journals in Chemistry by Thompson Reuters. 2011.
  • IChemE Highly Commended Bioprocessing Award, IChemE 2010.
  • Monash Research Acceleration Award, DNA Vaccine Delivery Research, 2010.
  • Australian Research Council Expert of International Standing, 2009 and 2011.
  • Monash Distinguished Early Career Alumni of the Year Award in Chemical Engineering, 2008.
  • Monash Publication Award, Monash Research Graduate School, 2008.
  • Australian Student Award of Excellence in Biotechnology, AUSBIOTECH, 2006.
  • Unilever Foundation Award of Merit in Chemical Engineering, KNUST, Ghana, 2005.

Patents

  1. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Provisional Patent 201090011 filed by FB Rice Attorneys, titled Plasmid DNA medium filed in 2012.
  2. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. Provisional Patent 2011900918 filed by Watermark IAM, titled “A Liquid Chromatography Column” filed in 2011.
  3. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. PCT patent (PCT/AU2007/001778) filed by GRIFFITH HACK Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys, titled Materials, Methods, and Systems for Purification and/or Separation, 2007.
  4. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Provisional patent 2006906425 filed by Madderns Patent Attorneys for an invention entitled Development of a Monolithic Adsorbent for High Throughput Biomolecule Purification – Chromatography Method 1, 2006.
  5. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Provisional patent 2006906452 filed by Madderns Patent Attorneys for an invention entitled Single-Stage Chromatographic Process for Biomolecule Purification – Chromatography Method 2, 2006.

Current Research and Professional Interest

Biomedical and Bioprocess Engineering: Biopharmaceutical development and biomolecular sensing:

  • Nucleic acid and protein based therapeutic production and analysis.
  • Bioactive peptides production and formulation from food protein hydrolysates – Application in functional foods.
  • Drug and vaccine formulation and delivery via biodegradable micro/nano particles.
  • Optimization of microbial fermentation for the expression of biopharmaceuticals and recombinant proteins.
  • Bioseparation adsorbent design and functionalization for downstream processing and biomolecule purification.
  • Affinity ligand design and characterization for biosensing applications.

Environmental Biotechnology and Engineering: Bioremediation and Biofuel Development:

  • Biochemical analysis of environmental soil and water systems.
  • Microbial synthesis of biofuels and bioproducts via consolidated bioprocessing.
  • Environmental bioremediation – CO2 biosequestration and wastewater treatment.
  • Biomass disruption and biopolymer analyses and applications.
  • Metabolic engineering of cellular pathways for the production of fine chemicals.
  • Bioconversion of liquid and solid wastes into useful products.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Scholarly Book Chapters:

  1. Chiong T, Acquah C, Lau S. Y, Khor E. H, Danquah M. K. (2016). Microalgal-Based Protein Byproducts: Extraction, Purification and Applications. In “Waste-derived proteins: Transformation from environmental burden into value-added products”, GS Dhillon (Editor), Elsevier publishers (In press).
  2. Zeng X, Guo X, Su G, Danquah M. K, Chen X. D, Lin L, Lu Y. (2016). Harvesting of microalgal biomass. In “Algae Biotechnology: Products and Processes”, F. Bux and Y. Chisti (Editors). Springer (In press).
  3. Artan A, Acquah C, Danquah M. K, Ongkudon C. M. Process Analysis of Microalgae Biomass Thermal Disruption for Biofuel Production (Book Chapter No. 7; pages 113-131). In “Advances in Bioprocess Technology”, Ravindra Pogaku (Editor), Springer (2015).
  4. Agyei, D., Danquah, M. K., Sarethy, I. P., Pan, S. Antioxidative peptides derived from food proteins (Book Chapter No.27; pages 417-430). In “Free Radicals in Human Health and Disease”. V. Rani and U.C.S. Yadav (Editor). Springer (2015).
  5. Agyei D, Potumarthi R, Danquah M. K (2015). Food-derived multifunctional bioactive proteins and peptides: Sources and production (Book Chapter No. 19; pages 483 – 505). In “Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds”, Vijai Kumar (Editor), Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.
  6. Agyei D, Potumarthi R, Danquah M. K (2015). Food-derived multifunctional bioactive proteins and peptides: Applications and recent advances (Book Chapter No. 20; pages 507 – 524). In “Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds”, Vijai Kumar (Editor), Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.
  7. Sarethy I. P, Pan S, Danquah M. K (2014). ‘Modern taxanomy for microbial diversity’ (Invited book chapter) in Ed (Grillo O) “Ecosystem Biodiversity”. Intech Science & Technology, Croatia (ISBN 980-953-307-1104-8)
  8. Ongkudon C. M, Angstetra L, Danquah M. K, Forde G. M (2013). Cost per dose estimation and economic comparison of inactivated influenza virus vaccine and plasmid DNA influenza vaccine. Advances in Medicine and Biology, Nova Science Publishers Inc., U.S. 73. ISBN: 978-1-62948-269-9.
  9. Agyei D, Potumarthi R, Danquah M. K. Production of Lactobacilli proteinases for the Manufacture of Bioactive Peptides: Downstream Processes (Invited Book Chapter No. 11; pages 231 – 251). In “Marine Proteins & Peptides: Development, Biological Activities, & Industrial Perspectives”, Se-Kwon Kim (Editor), Wiley-Blackwell Publishers 2013.
  10. Uduman N, Danquah M. K, Hoadley A. “Microalage Dewatering – Technology Advancement Using Electrocoagulation”. In: Energy: Modern energy storage, conversion, and transmission in the 21st century. Invited book chapter. Editor: L. Rose. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2013.
  11. Halim R, Harun R, Danquah M. K, Webley P. A. (2013). “Bioprocess Engineering Aspects of Biodiesel and Bioethanol Production from Microalgae” in “Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts”. Invited book chapter (Chapter 25). Editor: J. Lee. Springer Science & Business Media, LLC, New York, USA.
  12. Agyei D, Potumarthi R, Danquah M. K. Production of Lactobacilli Proteinases for the Manufacture of Bioactive Peptides: Upstream Processes (Invited Book Chapter No. 10; pages 207 – 229). In “Marine Proteins & Peptides: Development, Biological Activities, & Industrial Perspectives”, Se-Kwon Kim (Editor), Wiley-Blackwell Publishers 2013.
  13. Harun R, Doyle M, Gopiraj R, Davidson M, Forde G. M, Danquah M. K. (2013). “Process Economics and Greenhouse Gas Audit for Microalgal Biodiesel Production” in “Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts”. Invited book chapter (Chapter 30). Editor: J. Lee. Springer Science & Business Media, LLC, New York, USA.
  14. Danquah M. K. “Marine Biofuels – Overview”. In: Energy: Modern energy storage, conversion, and transmission in the 21st century. Invited book chapter. Editor: L. Rose. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2013.
  15. Lim S, Hosikian A, Halim R, Danquah M. K. (2013). “Bioprocess Development for Chlorophyll Extraction from Microalgae” in “Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts”. Invited book chapter (Chapter 34). Editor: J Lee. Springer Science & Business Media, LLC, New York, USA.
  16. Harun R. M, Danquah M. K. “Physicochemical Investigation of Microalgal Cell Disruption Technologies with Energy Consumption Analysis”. In: Energy: Modern energy storage, conversion, and transmission in the 21st century. Invited book chapter. Editor: L. Rose. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2013.
  17. Harun R, Hassan J, Shu L. J. S, Arthur L. A, Danquah M. K. “Techno-Economic Assessment of Large-scale Production of Bioethanol from Microalgal Biomass” in “Solar Power, A Renewable Energy Source”. Invited book chapter. Editor: R. Razeghifard. Nova Science Publishers, USA. 2013.
  18. Mangamoori L. N, Harun R. M, Pothumarti R, Lakshmi P, Danquah M. K. “Recent Advances in Algal Biofuels”. In: Energy: Modern energy storage, conversion, and transmission in the 21st century. Invited book chapter. Editor: L. Rose. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2013.
  19. Ongkudon C, Hodges E, Murphy M, Danquah M. K. (2012) ‘Innovative strategies in endotoxin-free plasmid DNA production’ in ‘Advances in Chemistry Research Vol 17’. Taylor J. C (Ed). Nova Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-62257-452-0.
  20. Pan S, Danquah M. K. (2011) “Cell surface display” in “Biodiversity”. (Ed.) Adriano S. Invited book chapter (Chapter 4). Intech Science, Technology & Medicine, Croatia. ISBN: 978-953-307-715-4.
  21. Harun R, Liu B, Danquah M. K. (2011) “Analysis of process configurations for bioethanol production from microalgae” in “Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy Production. (Ed.) Shaukat S. S. Invited book chapter (Chapter 20). Intech Science, Technology & Medicine, Croatia. ISBN: 978-953-307-177-0.
  22. Ho J, Danquah M. K, Huang Y, Liu S. ‘The Role of Colloidal Delivery Systems in Genetic Therapeutics’, in M. Fanun (Ed.), “Colloids in Biotechnology”. Invited book chapter (pp 177-195). USA. CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group), 2010.

Refereed Journal Articles:

  1. Tan K. X, Danquah M. K, Sidhu A, Yon L. S, Ongkudon C. M. Aptamer-mediated polymeric vehicles for enhanced cell targeted drug delivery. Current Drug Targets (Accepted on 25 October 2015).
  2. Acquah C, Danquah M. K, Agyei D, Moy C. K, Sidhu A, Ongkudon C. M. Deploying aptameric sensing technology for rapid pandemic monitoring. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 9/18 (2015) 1-13.
  3. Jeevanandam J, Danquah M. K, Debnath S, Meka S. V, Chan S. Y. Opportunities for Nano-Formulations in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Treatments. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 16(10) (2015) 853-870.
  4. Acquah C, Danquah M. K, Yon L. S, Sidhu A, Ongkudon C. M. A review on immobilised aptamers for high throughput biomolecular detection and screening. Analytica Chimica Acta 888 (2015) 10-18.
  5. Palanichamy C, Naveen P, Ing W. K, Danquah M. K, Indumathi J. Energy Efficiency Enhancement of Fossil-Fuelled Power Systems. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy 5(3) (2015) 765-771.
  6. Raheem A, Sivasangar S, Azlina W. A. K, Yap Y. T, Danquah M. K, Harun R. Thermogravimetric study of Chlorella vulgaris for syngas production. Algal Research 12 (2015) 52-59.
  7. Raheem A, Azlina W. A. K, Yap Y. T, Danquah M. K, Harun R. Thermochemical conversion of microalgal biomass for biofuel production. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 49 (2015) 990-999.
  8. Thiruvenkadam S, Izhar S, Yoshida H, Danquah M. K, Harun R. 2015. Process application of Subcritical Water Extraction (SWE) for algal bio-products and biofuels production. Applied Energy 154 (2015) 815-828.
  9. Raheem A, Azlina W. A. K, Yap Y. T, Danquah M. K, Harun R., 2015c. Optimization of the microalgae Chlorella vulgaris for syngas production using central composite design. RSC Advances 5 (2015) 71805-71815.
  10. Edeseyi M. E, Kaita A. Y, Harun R, Danquah M. K, Acquah C, Sia J. K. M. Rethinking sustainable biofuel marketing to titivate commercial interests. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 52 (2015) 781-792.
  11. Tan X. L. M, Agyei D, Pan S, Danquah M. K. Parametric investigation of batch adsorption of proteins onto polymeric particles. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 16(9) (2015) 816-822.
  12. Zheng, C., Zeng, X., Danquah, M.K., Lu, Y., 2015. NaCS‐PDMDAAC immobilized cultivation of recombinant Dictyostelium discoideum for soluble human Fas ligand production. Biotechnology progress, 31(2) (2015) 424-430.
  13. Zeng X, Guo X, Su G, Danquah M. K, Zhang S, Lu Y, Sun Y, Lin L. Bioprocess considerations for microalgal-based wastewater treatment and biomass production. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 42 (2015) 1385-1392.
  14. Harun R, Danquah M. K, Thiruvenkadam S. Particulate size of microalgal biomass affects hydrolysate properties and bioethanol concentration. Bio-Med Research International (Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology). Vol 2014, Article ID 435631, DOI.org/10.1155/2014/435631 (2014).
  15. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. Analysis of endotoxins removal from clarified cell lysates by divalent metal cations-induced aggregation. Separation Science and Technology 49 (1) (2014) 39-46.
  16. Nandi A, Pan S, Sarethy I. P, Potumarthi R, Danquah M. K. A proposal for 6-Sigma integration for large-scale production of penicillin G and subsequent conversion to 6-APA. Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry. Vol 2014, Article ID 413616, DOI.org/10.1155/2014/413616 (2014)
  17. Chan A. S, Danquah M. K, Agyei D, Hartley P. G, Zhu Y. A simple microfluidic chip design for fundamental bioseparation. Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry, vol. 2014, Article ID 175457, doi:10.1155/2014/175457 (2014).
  18. Chan A. S, Danquah M. K, Agyei D, Hartley P. G, Zhu Y,. A parametric study of a monolithic microfluidic system for on-chip biomolecular separation. Separation Science and Technology 49(6) (2014) 854-860.
  19. Zeng X, Quek C. X, Danquah M. K, Woo M. W, Lu Y, Chen X. D. Falling film evaporation characteristics of microalgae suspension for biofuel production. Applied Thermal Engineering 62 (2) (2014) 341-350.
  20. Harun R, Yip J, Thiruvenkadam S, Azlina W. A. K, Cherrington T, Danquah M. K. Algal Biomass conversion to Bioethanol – a step-by-step assessment. Biotechnology Journal 9(1) (2014) 73-86.
  21. Tung E. C, Yon J. L. S, Huey K. E, Danquah M. K. Enzymatic approach to phenol removal from wastewater using peroxidases. OA Biotechnology 5/10 (2014):3(1):9.
  22. Ongkudon C. M, Pan S, Danquah M. K. An innovative monolithic column preparation for the isolation of 25 kilo base pairs DNA. Journal of Chromatography A 1318 (2013) 156-162.
  23. Pan S, Neeraj A, Shrivastava K. S, Kishore P, Danquah M. K, Sarethy I. P. A Proposal for Quality System of Herbal Products. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 102 (2) (2013) 4230-4241.
  24. Mazid R, Tan M. X, Danquah M. K. Molecular delivery of plasmids for genetic vaccination. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 14(6) (2013) 615-622.
  25. Agyei D, Lim W, Zass M, Tan D, Danquah M. K. Bioanalytical Evaluation of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis 313 cell-Envelope proteinase Extraction. Chemical Engineering Science 95 (2013) 323-330.
  26. Zeng X, Danquah M. K, Halim R, Yang S, Chen X. D, Lu Y. Comparative physicochemical analysis of suspended and immobilized cultivation of Chlorella sp. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 88 (2) (2013) 247-254.
  27. Zeng X, Danquah M. K, Jing K, Woo M. W, Chen X. D, Xie Y, Lu Y. Solubility properties and diffusional extraction behavior of natamycin from Streptomyces gilvosporeus. Biotechnology Progress 29(1) (2013) 109-115.
  28. Zeng X, Quek C. X, Danquah M. K, Woo M. W, Chen X. D, Lu Y. Pool boiling characteristics of microalgae suspension for biofuel production. Applied Thermal Engineering 50(1) (2013) 1369-1375.
  29. Ongkudon C. M, Hodges E, Murphy K, Danquah M.K. Innovative strategies in endotoxin free plasmid DNA production: A bioprocess engineer’s approach. International Journal of Medicine and Biological Frontiers, 19 (4) (2013) 269-278.
  30. Agyei D, Potumarthi R, Danquah M. K. Optimisation of batch culture conditions for cell-envelope-associated proteinase production from Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis ATCC 7830. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 168 (2012) 1035–1050.
  31. Pan S, Danquah M. K. Bacterial surface display using outer membrane proteins as anchoring sites. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research 3(7) 2012. Article ID I016031. ISSN 2229-5518.
  32. Ongkudon C, Hodges E, Murphy M, Danquah M. K. Removal of endotoxins from plasmid DNA: Analysis of aggregative interaction of mobile divalent metal cations with endotoxins and plasmid DNA. Journal of Separation Science 35 (22) (2012) 3208-3216.
  33. Danquah M. K, Agyei D. Pharmaceutical applications of bioactive peptides. OA Biotechnology 2012 Dec 29;1(2):5.
  34. Pan S, Danquah M. K. Choice of efficient molecular biology techniques for bacterial cell surface display. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research 3 (6) (2012) 1-5. ISSN 2229-5518.
  35. Zeng X, Danquah M. K, Potumarthi R, Cao J, Chen X. D, Lu Y. Characterisation of sodium cellulose sulphate / poly-dimethyl-diallyl-ammonium chloride biological capsules for immobilized cultivation of microalgae. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 187 (2012) 185–192.
  36. Ongkudon C, Chew J. H, Liu B, Danquah M. K. Chromatographic removal of endotoxins: The bioprocess engineer perspective. ISRN Chromatography 2012, Article ID 649746, 9 pages. doi:10.5402/2012/649746.
  37. Agyei D, Danquah M. K. Carbohydrate utilization affects Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis 313 cell-enveloped-associated proteinase production. Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering 17 (4) (2012) 787-794.
  38. Pan S, Agyei D, Danquah M. K. The quintessential research world is progressively interdisciplinary. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research 3 (8) ISSN 2229-5518 (2012).
  39. Agyei D, Danquah M. K. In-depth characterisation of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis ATCC 7830T for growth and cell-envelope-associated proteinase production. Biochemical Engineering Journal 64 (2012) 61-68.
  40. Potumarthi R, Wan H, Liu J, Danquah M. K. Surface immobilisation of Rhizopus oryzae (ATCC 96382) for enhanced production of lipase enzyme by multiple response optimisation. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering 7 (2012) 285-295.
  41. Halim R, Danquah M. K. Webley P. A. Extraction of oil from microalgae for biodiesel production. A review. Biotechnology Advances 30(3) (2012) 709-732.
  42. Zeng X, Danquah M. K, Zheng C, Potumarthi R, Chen X. D, Lu Y. NaCS-PDMDAAC immobilized autotrophic cultivation of Chlorella sp. for wastewater nitrogen and phosphate removal. Chemical Engineering Journal 187(1) (2012) 185-192.
  43. Tan M. X, Danquah M. K. Drug and protein encapsulation by emulsification – technology enhancement using foam formulations. Chemical Engineering and Technology 35 (4) (2012) 618-626.
  44. Zeng X, Danquah M. K, Zhang S, Zhang X, Wu M, Chen X. D, Jing K, Ng I-S, Lu Y. Autotrophic cultivation of Spirulina platensis for CO2 fixation and phycocyanin production. Chemical Engineering Journal 183 (2012) 192-197.
  45. Agyei D, Danquah M. K. Rethinking food-derived bioactive peptides for antimicrobial and immunomodulatory activities. Trends in Food Science and Technology 23 (2) (2012) 62-69.
  46. Halim R, Harun R, Webley P. A, Danquah M. K. Microalgal cell disruption for biofuel development. Applied Energy 91 (2012) 116-121.
  47. Uduman N, Bourniquel V, Danquah M. K, Hoadley A. A parametric study of electrocoagulation as a recovery process of marine microalgae for biodiesel production. Chemical Engineering Journal 174 (1) (2011) 249-257.
  48. Ongkudon C. M, Pickering R, Webster D, Danquah M. K. Cultivation of E. coli carrying a plasmid-based measles vaccine construct (4.2 kbp pcDNA3F) employing medium optimization and pH-temperature induction techniques. Microbial Cell Factories 2011, 10:16.
  49. Zeng X, Danquah M. K, Chen X. D, Lu Y. Microalgae bioengineering: From CO2 fixation to biofuel production. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 15 (2011) 3252–3260.
  50. Agyei D, Danquah M. K. Industrial-scale manufacturing of pharmaceutical-grade bioactive peptides. Biotechnology Advances 29 (2011) 272–277.
  51. Harun R, Davidson M, Doyle M, Gopiraj R, Danquah M. K. Forde G. M. Techno-economic analysis of an integrated microalgae photobioreactor, biodiesel and biogas production facility. Biomass and Bioenergy 35 (1) (2011) 741-747.
  52. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. Anion exchange chromatography of 4.2 kbp plasmid based vaccine (pcDNA3F) from E. coli alkaline lysate using amino functionalized polymethacrylate conical monolith. Separation and Purification Technology 78 (2011) 303–310.
  53. Harun R, Danquah M. K. Enzymatic hydrolysis of microalgal biomass for bioethanol production. Chemical Engineering Journal 168 (2011) 1079–1084.
  54. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. Analysis of selective metal-salt-induced endotoxin precipitation in plasmid DNA purification using improved LAL assay and central composite design. Analytical Chemistry 83 (2011) 391-397.
  55. Pan S, Potumarthi R, Sundari S. K, Danquah M. K. Production of recombinant human G-CSF; A techno-economic analysis. International Journal of Industrial Biotechnology 1(1) (2011)11-17.
  56. Harun R, Cherrington T, Yip J, Danquah M. K. Exploring alkaline pre-treatment of microalgal biomass for bioethanol production. Applied Energy 88 (2011) 3464–3467.
  57. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Breaking the DNA vaccine bottleneck. The Chemical Engineer (TCE) 4 (2011) 40-41.
  58. Halim R, Gladman B, Danquah M. K, Webley P. A. Oil extraction from microalgae for biodiesel production. Bioresource Technology 102 (1) (2011) 178-185.
  59. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. Endotoxin removal and plasmid DNA recovery in various metal ion solutions. Separation Science and Technology 46 (2011) 1280–1282.
  60. Harun R, Danquah M. K. Influence of acid pre-treatment on microalgal biomass for bioethanol production. Process Biochemistry 46 (1) (2011) 304-309.
  61. Ongkudon M. C, Ho J, Danquah M. K. Mitigating the looming vaccine crisis: Production and delivery of plasmid vaccines. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 31(1) (2011) 32–52.
  62. Kowalczyk M, Waldron K, Kresnowati M. T. A. P, Danquah M. K. Process challenges relating to hematopoietic stem cell cultivation in bioreactors. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 38 (2011) 761–767.
  63. Uduman N, Qi Y, Danquah M. K, Hoadley A. Marine microalgae flocculation and focus beam reflectance measurement. Chemical Engineering Journal 162 (2010) 935-940.
  64. Ongkudon M. C, Danquah M. K. Process optimization for anion-exchange monolithic chromatography of 4.2 kbp plasmid vaccine (pcDNA3F). Journal of Chromatography B Analytical Technology Biomedical Life Sciences 878(28) (2010) 2719-2725.
  65. Danquah M. K, Potumarthi R, Ravindra P. Bioprocess Development for Biofuels and Bioproducts, International Journal of Chemical Engineering 2010, Article ID 257873, 2 pages (DOI:10.1155/2010/257873).
  66. Liu S, Danquah M. K, Ma C, Wang L, Coppel R, Forde G. M. Microparticle-mediated gene delivery for the enhanced expression of a 19-kDa fragment of merozoite surface protein 1 of Plasmodium falciparum. Biotechnology Progress 26(1) (2010) 257-262.
  67. Harun R, Singh M, Forde G. M, Danquah M. K. Bioprocess engineering of microalgae to produce a variety of consumer products. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 14 (2010) 1037-1047.
  68. Hosikian A, Lim S, Halim R, Danquah M. K. Chlorophyll Extraction from Microalgae: A Review on the Process Engineering Aspects. International Journal of Chemical Engineering 2010, Article ID 391632, 11 pages (DOI:10.1155/2010/391632).
  69. Ho J, Huang Yi, Danquah M. K, Wang H. T, Forde, G. M. Synthesis of biodegradable polymer-mesoporous silica composite microspheres for DNA prime-protein boost vaccination. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 39 (2010) 412-420.
  70. Harun R, Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Microalgal biomass as a fermentation feedstock for bioethanol production. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 85 (2010) 199-203.
  71. Uduman N, Qi Y, Danquah M. K, Forde G. M, Hoadley A. Dewatering of microalgal cultures: A major bottleneck to algae-based fuels. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 2 (2010) 012701-15.
  72. Danquah M. K, Gladman B, Moheimani N, Forde G. M. Microalgae growth characteristics and subsequent influence on dewatering efficiency, Chemical Engineering Journal 151 (2009) 73-78.
  73. Danquah M. K, Ang L, Uduman N, Moheimani N, Forde G. M. Dewatering of microalgal culture for biodiesel production: Exploring polymer flocculation and tangential flow filtration, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 84 (2009) 1078–1083.
  74. Roberts M. W. H, Ongkudon M. C, Forde G. M, Danquah M. K. Versatility of polymethacrylate monoliths for chromatographic purification of biomolecules. Journal of Separation Science 32 (2009) 2485-2494.
  75. Han Y, Liu S, Ho J, Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Using DNA as a drug – Bioprocessing and delivery strategies. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 87 (2009) 343-348.
  76. Liu S, Danquah M. K, Ho J, Ma C, Wang L, Forde G. M, Coppel R. Synthesis and delivery of DNA molecules encoding a malaria vaccine candidate via poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) carrier systems, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 84 (2009) 782–788.
  77. Danquah M. K, Ho J, Liu S, Forde G. M. DNA molecules and human therapeutics. African Journal of Biotechnology 8(25) (2009) 7190-7195.
  78. Danquah M. K, Liu S, Ho J, Wang L, Coppel R. L, Forde G. M. Rapid production of a plasmid DNA encoding a malaria vaccine candidate via amino-functionalised poly(GMA-co-EDMA) monolith. AIChE Journal 54 (2008) 2990-2998.
  79. Danquah M. K, Ho J, Forde G. M. A thermal expulsion approach to homogeneous large-volume methacrylate monolith preparation; Enabling large-scale rapid purification of biomolecules. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 109 (2008) 2426–2433.
  80. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Large-volume methacrylate monolith for plasmid purification. Process engineering approach to synthesis and application. Journal of Chromatography A 1188 (2008) 227–233.
  81. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Development of a pilot-scale bacterial fermentation for plasmid-based biopharmaceutical production using a stoichiometric medium. Journal of Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering 13 (2) (2008) 158-167.
  82. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Preparation of macroporous methacrylate monolithic material with convective flow properties for bioseparation: Investigating the kinetics of pore formation and hydrodynamic performance, Chemical Engineering Journal 140 (1-3) (2008) 593–599.
  83. Ho J, Danquah M. K, Wang H. T, Forde G. M. Protein Loaded Mesoporous Silica Spheres as a Controlled Delivery Platform. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 83 (2008) 351-358.
  84. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Corrigendum to “The suitability of DEAE-Cl active groups on customized poly (GMA-co-EDMA) continuous stationary phase for fast enzyme-free isolation of plasmid DNA”. Journal of Chromatography B Analytical Technology Biomedical Life Science 856 (1-2) (2007) 386.
  85. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Towards the design of a scalable and commercially-viable technique for plasmid purification using a methacrylate monolithic stationary phase. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 82 (2007) 752–757.
  86. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Enhancing methacrylate monolith-based downstream processes to champion plasmid DNA production . Journal of Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry 48 (2007) 85–91.
  87. Danquah M. K, Ho J, Forde G. M. Performance of R-N(R′)-R″ functionalised poly(glycidyl methacrylate–co–ethylene glycol dimethacrylate) monolithic sorbent for plasmid DNA adsorption . Journal of Separation Science 30 (2007) 2843-2850.
  88. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. The suitability of DEAE-Cl active groups on customized poly(GMA-co-EDMA) continuous stationary phase for fast enzyme-free isolation of plasmid DNA. Journal of Chromatography B Analytical Technology Biomedical Life Science 853 (2007) 38–46.
  89. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Growth medium selection and its economic impact on plasmid DNA production. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 104 (6) (2007) 490-497.
  90. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M, Rapid therapeutic plasmid DNA isolation: Addressing the looming vaccine crisis. BioForum Europe 11/06 (2006) 24-25.

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Chiong T, Acquah C, Lau S. Y, Khor E. H, Danquah M. K. Peroxidase extraction from jicama skin peels for phenol removal. 5th International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering (ICCBPE). Sabah, Malaysia (2016).
  2. Harun R, Ghazi T. I. M, Danquah M. K. Modelling growth of microalgae Nanochloropsis sp. cultivated in outdoor bag photobioreactors. The 5th Annual Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment. Kobe, Japan (2015).
  3. Acquah C, Danquah M. K. High throughput biomolecular and cellular screening. 14th International Conference and Exposition on Inventions by Institutions of Higher Learning (PECIPTA, 2015). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2015).
  4. Harun R, Danquah M.K, Ghani K, Hun T, Thiruvenkadam S. National Conference on Industry-Academia initiatives in biotechnology. Cameron Highlands, Malaysia 2013.
  5. Agyei D, He L, Danquah M. K, Potumarthi R. Cell-envelope Proteinases of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis 313: Production and Use in (Bioactive) Peptide Preparation. 8th NIZO Conference: Functional Enzymes for Dairy Applications. Papendal, Netherlands 2013.
  6. Pan S, Neeraj A, Srivastava K. S, Kishore P, Danquah M. K, Sarethy I. P. PAT Quality System for Herbal Products. OMICS International Conference and Exhibition on Traditional & Alternative Medicine. Hyderabad, India. 2013.
  7. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. Scale-up of Polymethacrylate Monolithic Column: Understanding Pore Morphology by Electron Microscopy. HKICEAS, Hong Kong, 2012.
  8. McDonnell A. G, Pan S, Hill D, Danquah M. K, Friend J. R, Yeo L. Y, Prabhakar R. “Measurements of extensional viscosities of suspensions of motile microbes.” IUTAM Symposium on Mobile Particulate Systems: Kinematics, Rheology and Complex Phenomena. From January 23-27th, 2012 at Bangalore, India.
  9. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. Elimination of wall channel in monolithic chromatography column preparation. 5th Monolith Summer Symposium, Portoroz, Slovenia, 2012.
  10. Chan S-L, Zhu Y, Hartley P. G, Danquah M. K. Microfluidic chip design with integrated high performance liquid chromatography. CHEMECA 2012, Wellington, New Zealand.
  11. Agyei D, Potumarthi R, Danquah M. K. Optimisation of batch culture conditions for cell-envelope-associated proteinase production from Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. Lactis 313. CHEMECA 2012, Wellington, New Zealand.
  12. McDonnell A. G, Bhattacharjee P. K, Pan S, Hill D, Danquah M. K, Friend J. R, Yeo L. Y, Prabhakar R. ADMiER-ing thin but complex fluids. Proc. SPIE 8204, 820401 (2011). DOI:10.1117/12.903238.
  13. Uduman N, Lee H, Danquah M. K. Hoadley A. Electrocoagulation of marine microalgae. CHEMECA 2011, Sydney – Australia.
  14. McDonnell A. G, Tilvawala G, Yeo L, Friend J. R, Danquah M. K, Prabhakar R. Extensional rheology of active suspensions of motile microbes. The Society of Rheology – 83rd Annual Meeting (2011), Cleveland, Ohio. USA.
  15. Harun R, Danquah M. K. Disruption methods for enhancing the efficiency of microalgal biomass for bioethanol production. International Conference on Applied Energy, Perugia, Italy 2011.
  16. Agyei D, Danquah M. K. Carbohydrate utilisation affects Lactobacillus delbruecki subsp. Lactis 313 proteinase production. CHEMECA 2011, Sydney – Australia.
  17. Halim R, Danquah M. K. Webley P. Mechanical disruption of microalgal cells for biodiesel production. BIT’s 1st Annual Congress on Bioenergy. Dalian, China 2011.
  18. McDonnell A. G, Pan S, Hill D, Danquah M. K, Friend J. R, Yeo L. Y, Prabhakar R. Microfluidic extensional rheology of suspensions of motile microbes. CHEMECA 2011, Sydney – Australia.
  19. Halim R, Danquah M. K. Webley P. Use of nile-red staining to quantify biodiesel-convertible oils in microalgal cells. BIT’s 1st Annual Congress on Bioenergy. Dalian, China 2011.
  20. Danquah M. K. Influenza A H1N1 – The role of inhibitory proteins. AIChE Annual Meeting 2010, Salt Lake City, UT – US, 2010.
  21. Chan S-L, Hartley P. G, Forde G. M, Danquah M. K, Zhu Y. Mass transport through nanostructured mesophase materials. CHEMECA 2010, Adelaide – Australia.
  22. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. Plasmid DNA purification strategy by modified alkaline cell lysis and anion exchange chromatography. Bioprocess Network (BPN) Conference, Victoria (Australia), 2010.
  23. Zeng X, Quek C. X, Danquah M. K, Woo M. W, Chen X. D, Lu Y. H. Pool boiling characteristics of microalgae suspension for biofuel production. International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems (IMPRES), Singapore, Singapore, Nov 29 -Dec 01, 2010.
  24. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. A novel technology for continuous isolation of large biomolecules. A case study on plasmid DNA production. University Malaysia Sabah. Biotechnology symposium IV. Malaysia, 2010.
  25. Uduman N, Danquah M. K, Hoadley A. Flocculation of marine microalgae with polyelectrolytes. 8th International Symposium on Polyelectrolyte (ISP), Shanghai (China), 2010.
  26. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. The performance of triethylamine activated polymethacrylate conical monolith for plasmid vaccine purification. Victorian Infection and Immunity Network (VIIN) Symposium, Victoria (Australia), 2010.
  27. Ongkudon M. C., Danquah M. K. Development of a single-stage dual ligand monolithic chromatography for plasmid based vaccine production. AIChE Annual Meeting 2010, Salt Lake City, UT – US, 2010.
  28. Harun R, Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Analysis of an integrated microalgae photobioreactor, biodiesel and biogas production facility. CHEMECA 2010, Adelaide (Australia).
  29. Harun R, Danquah M. K. Alkaline pre-treatment of microalgal biomass for bioethanol production. AIChE Annual Meeting 2010, Salt Lake City, UT – US, 2010.
  30. Halim R, Danquah M. K. Webley P. Disruption of microalgal cells for biodiesel production. AIChE Annual Meeting 2010, Salt Lake City, UT – US, 2010.
  31. Harun R, Danquah M. K. Bioethanol from microalgae. Bioenergy Australia Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 2009.
  32. Gopiraj R, Davidson M, Doyle M, Forde G. M, Danquah M. K. Carbon Audit of the Production of Vital and Valuable Commodities from Microalgae, SSEE International Conference, Melbourne, Australia 2009.
  33. Danquah M. K, Ho J, Liu S, Forde G M. Endotoxin Removal: A Critical Step in Vaccine Production. AIChE Annual Meeting 2009, Nashville, TN – US, 2009.
  34. Forde G. M, Danquah M. K, Ho J, Han Y, Liu S. Using DNA as a drug: Challenges and opportunities for process engineers, CHEMECA 2009, Perth – Australia.
  35. Liu S, Danquah M. K, Forde G. M, Smart poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) carrier systems for delivery of plasmid molecules encoding a malaria vaccine candidate. International Conference of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 2009, Chiba, Japan.
  36. Danquah M. K, Liu S, Ho J, Forde G. M, DNA molecules and future blockbuster therapeutics, 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering 2009, Montreal, Canada.
  37. Gopiraj R, Davidson M, Doyle M, Forde G. M, Danquah M. K. Carbon Audit of the Production of Vital and Valuable Commodities from Microalgae, SSEE International Conference, Melbourne, Australia 2009.
  38. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Process Engineering Approach to Large-Volume Methacrylate Monolith Synthesis for Plasmid Purification, AIChE Annual Meeting 2008, Philadelphia – US, 2008.
  39. Ho J, Forde G. M, Danquah M. K, Wang H, Mesoprous Silica for Drug Delivery, 3rd International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Society for Biological Engineering, Singapore, 2008.
  40. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Process Engineering Aspects of Plasmid-Based Biopharmaceutical Production: Tackling the Threatening Vaccine Shortages to Prevent Global Pandemics’, AIChE Annual Meeting 2007, Utah – US, 2007.
  41. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. A Scalable and Whole-systems Approach to Therapeutic Plasmid DNA Production: Meeting Fast Turn-Around and Future Demand of Plasmid-Based Biopharmaceutical Products, CHEMECA 2007, Australia, 2007.
  42. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M., Rapid production of therapeutic plasmid DNA; A fundamental engineering approach to vaccine crisis; AUSBIOTECH Annual Conference 2006, Sydney.
  43. Forde G. M, Friend J. R, Danquah M. K, Han Y, Ho J. Production of biodegradable nano and micro particles via ultrasonic atomization for biopharmaceutical delivery. Nanomed 2006 Conference, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, 2006.
  44. Forde G. M, Friend J. R, Danquah M. K, Han Y, Ho J, Williamson T, Coomes A. D, Giliam F. K, Horsfall M. J. Plasmid DNA Purification and Formulation for Vaccine Applications. AIChE Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, US, 2005.

Other Publications (keynote presentations, press releases, abstracts, seminars, news, technical reports and magazine publications):

  1. Acquah C, Danquah M. K, Loo C. C, Sidhu A, Ongkudon C. Immobilised aptamers for real-time biosensing and screening. UNIMAS/Curtin Postgraduate Research Colloquium, Sarawak Malaysia (2015).
  2. Anwar M, Khandoker N. A. N, Islam S, Debnath S, Kumar P, San C. Y; Danquah M. K. Class attendance: A key parameter towards quality engineering graduates. The 3rd International HETL Conference, Sarawak, Malaysia (2015).
  3. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. Monolithic technology for DNA purification. PECIPTA, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 7-9 November 2013.
  4. Danquah M. K. Industrial Biotechnology Research at Curtin Sarawak. CSM Express, Issue 4 / 2013.
  5. Lim W, Zass M, Tan D, Agyei D, Danquah M. K, Potumarthi R. Extraction of cell-enveloped proteinases from Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis 313. 2nd Annual Monash University Chemical Engineering Conference, Monash University, Australia, 2012.
  6. Ongkudon C. M, Danquah M. K. BEL Monolith: A Breakthrough Technology for Rapid and Low Cost Biopharmaceutical Manufacture. TR35@Singapore, Singapore, 2012.
  7. Agyei D, Potumarthi R, Danquah M. K. Process variables for enhancing cell-envelope proteinase yield in Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis 313. 2nd Annual Monash University Chemical Engineering Conference, Monash University, Australia, 2012.
  8. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Bridge to the DNA vaccine dream. BioSpectrum. June 2012. http://www.biospectrumasia.com/biospectrum/.
  9. Danquah M. K. Novel Concepts in Bioprocess Engineering and Applications. The University of Alabama. Invited Presentation. 2012. United States.
  10. Lim W, Zass M, Tan D, Agyei D, Danquah M. K, Potumarthi R. Extraction of cell-envelope proteinases from Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis 313. 2nd Annual Monash University Chemical Engineering Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2012.
  11. Danquah M. K. Plasmid Bioprocess Engineering. The University of Manchester. Invited Presentation. 2011. United Kingdom.
  12. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Breaking the DNA vaccine bottleneck. Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Magazine: The Chemical Engineer (TCE) 4 (2011) 40-41. UK.
  13. Zeng X, Danquah M. K, Chen X. D, Lu Y. Microalgae-inspired CO2 fixation and biofuel production. VACPS Conference 2011, Victoria – Australia.
  14. Mazid R, Tan M. X, Danquah M. K. Investigating cationic complexation of DNA vaccine molecules to enhance endocytosis. 1st Chemical Engineering Conference, Monash University, Australia 2011.
  15. Danquah M. K. Microalgae bioprocess engineering. Applications in wastewater treatment, biochemicals and biofuels production. The University of Queensland. Invited Presentation. 2011, Australia.
  16. Danquah M. K. High throughput plasmid bioprocessing. Invited Keynote Presentation, University Malaysia Sabah. Biotechnology symposium IV. Malaysia, 2010.
  17. Danquah M. K. Plasmid Bioprocessing: The Chemical Engineer’s Perspective. Guest Presentation, North Carolina State University (NCSU), Biotechnology Training Centre (BTEC), 2010.
  18. Harun R, Danquah M. K. Biomass from microalgae: A feedstock for bioethanol production. Monash Research Month, Victoria, Australia, 2009.
  19. Harun R, Danquah M. K. Bioethanol from microalgae. Bioenergy Australia Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 2009.
  20. Liu S, Danquah M. K, Forde, G.M. Polymer delivery of malaria vaccine plasmid molecules, Tri-University Workshop in Wuhan University of Technology, November 2008, China.
  21. Danquah M. K. Modern-day plasmid-based biopharmaceuticals production: The role of the Chemical Engineer, Guest Presentation, University of Adelaide, Australia, 2008.
  22. Forde G. M, Hoadley A, Webley P, Chen D. X, Danquah M. K, Singh M, Uduman N, Halim R, Qi E, Gladman B, Olmstead I, Mohemani N. Bio-fuels and DNA vaccines: Bioprocess engineering approaches. Seminar Presentation, Fudan University, China. 2008.
  23. Liu S, Danquah M. K, Forde, G.M. ‘Synthesis and delivery of malaria DNA vaccines via biodegradable polymer carrier systems’, Monash Infection and Immunity Network (MIIN) Symposium Poster, July 3rd, 2008.
  24. Forde G. M, Danquah M. K, Ho J, Han Y, Liu S. DNA as a drug – Bioprocess Engineering Approaches, Tri-University Workshop, Monash University, 2007.
  25. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Designing a whole-systems approach to therapeutic plasmid DNA manufacture. Monash Infection and Immunity Network (MIIN) Symposium, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne-Australia, 2007.
  26. Danquah M. K, Forde G. M. Bioprocess engineering for therapeutic plasmid DNA; Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs. Monash University Research Month, Clayton, Melbourne-Australia, 2007.
  27. Forde G. M, Friend J. R, Danquah M. K, Han Y, Ho J, Williamson T, Coomes A. D, Giliam F. K, Horsfall M. J, Ghose S, Slater N. K. H. Production and Purification of Plasmid DNA. Fermentation and Bioprocessing National Conference. Fermentation & Bioprocessing Interest Group, AUSBIOTECH, 2006.
  28. Danquah M. K, Chowdhury J, Forde G. M. Plasmid Bioprocess Engineering. Bioengineering Symposium, Monash University, Australia, 2005.
  29. Danquah M. K, Arthur L, Sipitey D, Boateng B, Twimasi A., Plant design for the continuous milling of palm oil and palm kernel oil (Revamping of Juabeng oil mills) – 1st Edition, UST Printing Press, Kumasi, Ghana, 2004.
  30. Danquah M. K, Arthur L, Sipitey D., Mensah M., Development of Environmental Management Assessment Plan (EMAP), Critical Review and Analysis of Vegetable Oil Industry – 1st Edition, TECH Printing Press, Ghana, 2004.
  31. Danquah M. K, Arthur L, Sipitey D., Govina E., Larbie N., Momade Z., Analysis of different brands of iodated salt on the local market, process development of physical, chemical and bacterial plate count analysis of varieties of iodated salt (submitted to Ghana Standard Boards) – 1st Edition, KNUST Printing Press, Ghana, 2004.

Professional Affiliations

  • Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).
  • Australian Biotechnology Organization (AUSBIOTECH).
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE), Minority Affairs Committee and Faculty Forum.
  • Biotechnology and Environmental Applications of Microalgae (BEAM) Network, Australia.
  • Bioprocessing Network Group, Australia.
  • Victorian Infection and Immunity Network (VIIN).

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