Patents by Inventor Amy Lum

Amy Lum has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190062382
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for controlling pests are provided. The methods involve transforming organisms with a nucleic acid sequence encoding an insecticidal protein. In particular, the nucleic acid sequences are useful for preparing plants and microorganisms that possess insecticidal activity. Thus, transformed bacteria, plants, plant cells, plant tissues and seeds are provided. Compositions are insecticidal nucleic acids and proteins of bacterial species. The sequences find use in the construction of expression vectors for subsequent transformation into organisms of interest including plants, as probes for the isolation of other homologous (or partially homologous) genes. The pesticidal proteins find use in controlling, inhibiting growth or killing Lepidopteran, Coleopteran, Dipteran, fungal, Hemipteran and nematode pest populations and for producing compositions with insecticidal activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: JENNIFER BARRY, RYAN MICHAEL GERBER, LU LIU, AMY LUM, ERIC SCHEPERS, NASSER YALPANI, GENHAI ZHU
  • Publication number: 20180325119
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for controlling pests are provided. The methods involve transforming organisms with a nucleic acid sequence encoding an insecticidal protein. In particular, the nucleic acid sequences are useful for preparing plants and microorganisms that possess insecticidal activity. Thus, transformed bacteria, plants, plant cells, plant tissues and seeds are provided. Compositions are insecticidal nucleic acids and proteins of bacterial species. The sequences find use in the construction of expression vectors for subsequent transformation into organisms of interest including plants, as probes for the isolation of other homologous (or partially homologous) genes. The pesticidal proteins find use in controlling, inhibiting growth or killing Lepidopteran, Coleopteran, Dipteran, fungal, Hemipteran and nematode pest populations and for producing compositions with insecticidal activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: LU LIU, AMY LUM, JARRED KENNETH ORAL, CLAUDIA PEREZ-ORTEGA, BARBARA ANN MARIE ROSEN, UTE SCHELLENBERGER, JUN-ZHI WEI, WEIPING XIE, XIAOHONG ZHONG, GENHAI ZHU
  • Publication number: 20160347799
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for controlling pests are provided. The methods involve transforming organisms with a nucleic acid sequence encoding an insecticidal protein. In particular, the nucleic acid sequences are useful for preparing plants and microorganisms that possess insecticidal activity. Thus, transformed bacteria, plants, plant cells, plant tissues and seeds are provided. Compositions are insecticidal nucleic acids and proteins of bacterial species. The sequences find use in the construction of expression vectors for subsequent transformation into organisms of interest including plants, as probes for the isolation of other homologous (or partially homologous) genes. The pesticidal proteins find use in controlling, inhibiting growth or killing Lepidopteran, Coleopteran, Dipteran, fungal, Hemipteran and nematode pest populations and for producing compositions with insecticidal activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: JENNIFER BARRY, LU LIU, AMY LUM, ERIC SCHEPERS, NASSER YALPANI, GENHAI ZHU
  • Publication number: 20140322776
    Abstract: The invention relates to recombinant yeast host cells that overexpress proteins to improve glucose utilization, pentose sugar utilization and/or production of a fermentation product in a fermentation reaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2012
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: CODEXIS, INC.
    Inventors: Oscar Alvizo, Galit Meshulam-Simon, Amy Lum, Dayal Saran