QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - CO2 Solution (TSX: CST-V) is proud to
announce that Romas J. Kazlauskas, Ph.D., a researcher and professor in the
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics at the University
of Minnesota, has been appointed to CO2 Solution's Scientific Advisory Board.
"The combination of Dr. Kazlauskas's scientific expertise and that of our
other experienced board members will surely be of great benefit to our entire
team. This appointment is also consistent with our current strategy of
adapting our technology for use in sectors that we are targeting on our way to
commercialization," said Jacques Raymond, President and Chief Executive
Officer of CO2 Solution.
"Dr. Kazlauskas is recognized worldwide for his research on the use of
enzymes in industrial relevant processes. Our Scientific Advisory Board will
benefit from his experience and world-class expertise, most notably in the
area of enzymes, a key element at the heart of our scientific strategy. CO2
Solution will greatly benefit from Dr. Kazlauskas's knowledge," added Normand
Voyer, Vice-President Technological Applications in charge of the Scientific
Romas J. Kazlauskas, Ph.D.
Romas J. Kazlauskas is Professor of Biochemistry at the Department of
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics at the University of Minnesota.
He also participates in the Biocatalysis Initiative at that institution. He
holds a Ph. D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a
post-doctoral degree from Harvard University. Over the years, Dr. Kazlauskas
has specialized in the use of enzymes as biocatalyst in several chemical
processes. An accomplished scientist, he has published more than 80 scientific
articles, has been awarded four patents and has lectured at prestigious
meetings and institutions worldwide.
Dr. Kazlauskas's appointment will fill the position left vacant by Michel
Lepage's departure to pursue new professional opportunities. "Having served on
the Scientific Advisory Board since February 2003, Mr. Lepage participated in
the development of CO2 Solution and we are grateful for his efforts wishing
him success in his new endeavours" said Jacques Raymond.
About CO2 Solution
Headquartered in Quebec City, CO2 Solution aims to become the leader in
the design, development, production and marketing of products and services
related to the management and neutralization of carbon dioxide and other
greenhouse gases. CO2 Solution, which subscribes to the principles of
sustainable development, has developed an innovative enzyme-based technology
platform that biologically captures and transforms CO2 into an environmentally
safe substance. CO2 Solution's technology platform is an important
contribution to global efforts to fight climate change.
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For further information: Jacques Raymond, President and Chief Executive
Officer, (418) 842-3456; Source: CO2 Solution