Department


Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ehsan Mahdinia Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Focus: Microbial Fermentation

Contact Information
(518) 694-7151
ehsan.mahdinia@acphs.edu


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Ehsan Mahdinia Ph.D.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Microbiological Engineering, Penn State, State College, PA
  • M.S. in Biotechnology, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

COURSES TAUGHT AT ACPHS

  • Microbial Fermentation
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Downstream Processing of Biopharmaceutical Products

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Recombinant Biopharmaceuticals
  • Fermentation Value-added Products
  • Nutraceuticals

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • AIChE
  • ASABE

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Book chapters:

  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. (2020) Biofilms in Fermentation for the Production of Value-Added Products. In: Bakrudeen A. (ed) Microbial Biofilms; Properties and Applications in the Environment, Agriculture, and Medicine. CRC Press, Boca Raton. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780367415075
  • Mahdinia E., Liu S., Demirci A., Puri V.M. (2020) Microbial Growth Models. In: Demirci A., Feng H., Krishnamurthy K. (eds) Microbial Biofilms; Properties and Applications in the Environment, Agriculture, and Medicine. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-42660-6_14
  • Mahdinia E., Cekmecelioglu D., Demirci A. (2019) Bioreactor Scale-Up. In: Berenjian A. (ed) Essentials in Fermentation Technology. Learning Materials in Biosciences. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16230-6_7

Peer-reviewed articles:

  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2017), Production and application of menaquinone-7 (vitamin K2): a new perspective. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 33(1), 2. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11274-016-2169-2
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2017), Strain and plastic composite support (PCS) selection for vitamin K (Menaquinone-7) production in biofilm reactors. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 40(10), 1507-1517. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00449-017-1807-x
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2018), Optimization of Bacillus subtilis natto growth parameters in glycerol-based medium for vitamin K (Menaquinone-7) production in biofilm reactors, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 41(2), 195-204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00449-017-1857-0
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2018), Utilization of glucose-based medium and optimization of Bacillus subtilis natto growth parameters for vitamin K (Menaquinone-7) production in biofilm reactors. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 13(1), 219-224. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2017.12.009
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2018), Implementation of fed-batch strategies for vitamin K (menaquinone-7) production by Bacillus subtilis natto in biofilm reactors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 102(21), 9147-9157. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16230-6_7
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2018), Enhanced vitamin K (Menaquinone-7) production by Bacillus subtilis natto in piofilm reactors by optimization of glucose-based Medium. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. 19(11), 917-924. https://doi.org/10.2174/1389201020666181126120401
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2019), Effects of components in a glycerol-based medium on vitamin K (Menaquinone-7) production by Bacillus subtilis natto in biofilm reactors. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 42(2), 223-232. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00449-018-2027-8
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2019), Modeling of vitamin K (Menaquinoe-7) fermentation by Bacillus subtilis natto in biofilm reactors. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 17(2019), 196-202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2018.11.022
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2019), Evaluation of vitamin K (Menaquinone-7) stability and secretion in glucose and glycerol-based media by Bacillus subtilis natto. Acta Alimentaria. 48(4), 405-414. https://doi.org/10.1556/066.2019.48.4.1
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2019), Biofilm reactors as a promising method for vitamin K (Menaquinone-7) production. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 103(14), 5583-5592. https://doi.org./10.1007/s00253-019-09913-w

Conference articles:

  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2017), Strain and plastic composite support (PCS) selection for vitamin K (Menaquinone-7) production in biofilm reactors. An ASABE meeting presentation. Paper Number: 17-012. doi:10.13031/nabec2017-012.
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2018), Vitamin K2 (Menaquinone-7) production by Bacillus subtilis natto by using a glucose-based medium in biofilm reactors. 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Paper No. 1800333, pages 1-17. doi:10.13031/aim.201800333.
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2018), Vitamin K2 (Menaquinone-7) production by Bacillus subtilis natto by using a glucose-based medium in biofilm reactors. 2018 NABEC Annual Meeting
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2018), Vitamin K2 (Menaquinone-7) production by Bacillus subtilis natto by using a glycerol-based medium in biofilm reactors. 2018 NABEC Annual Meeting
  • Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. (2018), Optimization of Bacillus subtilis natto growth parameters in glycerol-based medium for MK-7 (vitamin K) production in biofilm reactors. NABEC, 2017 Northeast Agricultural Biological Engineering Conference, Paper No. 17-011, pages 1-11. doi:10.13031/nabec2017-011.

Patents:

  • Method for production of vitamin k using biofilm reactors. Mahdinia E., Demirci A. and Berenjian A. PCT/US2019/065358. Publication of WO2020123432A1