Kazimierz Wielki University, Chodkiewicza 30 St 85-064 Bydgoszcz, Poland
Dr. Grzegorz K?osowski is an graduate (1990) of the present University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz (Poland), Faculty of Agriculture and Biotechnology. He began the scientific career with the position of the assistant and then assistant professor in Institute Of Agricultural And Food Biotechnology in Warsaw (1990-2005). He got a doctor′s degree in 2003 at West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin (Poland), Faculty Of Chemical Engineering. From 2005 he is an academic lecturer and researcher at Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz (UKW), Faculty of Natural Sciences. At present he is performing a function of Vice-Director of Institute of Experimental Biology (UKW) as well as head of Department of Biotechnology. He is an author and co-author of numerous publications in the field of white biotechnology (especially technology of the alcoholic fermentation) in national and international journals (BITE, EMT, JBB, JOFE ), speeches and announcements on conferences and patents. Reviewer in FUPROC, PRBI, BITE (Elsevier).
Grzegorz K?osowski research interest include Optimization of bioethanol production technology from starchy raw materials (improvement of the ethanol productivity, costs reduction, energy saving). Improvement of the technological methods used for the enzymatic degradation of polysaccharides. Impact of raw materials contamination and quality on fermentation yield and formation of alcoholic fermentation volatile by-products (quality of raw spirit and alcoholic beverages). Screening and selection strategies of degrading cellulose filamentous fungi. Characterization, purification and concentration of cellulose degrading complexes of enzymes obtained from filamentous fungi.