Patents by Inventor Anthony F. Cann

Anthony F. Cann 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: 20180087071
    Abstract: Described is a method to transfer chromosomal DNA between two microbial species without genetic engineering or vectors. The strains resulting from this method are chimeric microbial hybrids that can express a combination of genotypes from both parents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Applicant: SciBac Inc.
    Inventors: Jeanette M. Mucha, Anthony F. Cann
  • Patent number: 9765358
    Abstract: Described is a method to transfer chromosomal DNA between two microbial species without genetic engineering or vectors. The strains resulting from this method are chimeric microbial hybrids that can express a combination of genotypes from both parents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: SciBac Inc.
    Inventors: Jeanette M. Mucha, Anthony F. Cann
  • Patent number: 9695426
    Abstract: Provided herein are metabolically-modified microorganisms useful for producing biofuels. More specifically, provided herein are methods of producing high alcohols including isobutanol, 1-butanol, 1-propanol, 2-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol and 2-phenylethanol from a suitable substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: James C. Liao, Shota Atsumi, Anthony F. Cann
  • Publication number: 20170137844
    Abstract: Described is a method to transfer chromosomal DNA between two microbial species without genetic engineering or vectors. The strains resulting from this method are chimeric microbial hybrids that can express a combination of genotypes from both parents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Applicant: SciBac Inc.
    Inventors: Jeanette M. Mucha, Anthony F. Cann
  • Publication number: 20160348134
    Abstract: Systems and methods for producing bioproducts are shown. The systems and methods herein can be configured and used in an integrated biorefinery. The integrated biorefinery may comprise a sugar production facility such as a sugar mill, a production facility for one or more bioproduct(s) such as butanol, and optionally an ethanol production facility employing the system and method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2015
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: COBALT TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Stacy M. Burns-Guydish, Anthony F. Cann, Dhruti Dalal, Lawrence W. Fry, Michael S. Hershkowitz, William F. McDonald, Andrew D. Meyer, Victor O. Nava-Salgado, Brandon T. Olson, Ishmael M. Sonico, David C. Walther, Yongming Zhu
  • Patent number: 9416378
    Abstract: Provided herein are metabolically-modified microorganisms useful for producing biofuels. More specifically, provided herein are methods of producing high alcohols including isobutanol, 1-butanol, 1-propanol, 2-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol and 2-phenylethanol from a suitable substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: James C. Liao, Shota Atsumi, Kevin M. Smith, Roa Pu Claire Shen, Anthony F. Cann, Michael R. Connor
  • Publication number: 20150376656
    Abstract: Provided herein are metabolically-modified microorganisms useful for producing biofuels. More specifically, provided herein are methods of producing high alcohols including isobutanol, 1-butanol, 1-propanol, 2-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol and 2-phenylethanol from a suitable substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventors: James C. Liao, Shota Atsumi, Kevin M. Smith, Roa Pu Claire Shen, Anthony F. Cann, Michael R. Connor
  • Patent number: 8975049
    Abstract: Provided herein are metabolically-modified microorganisms useful for producing biofuels. More specifically, provided herein are methods of producing high alcohols including isobutanol, 1-butanol, 1-propanol, 2-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol and 2-phenylethanol from a suitable substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: James C. Liao, Shota Atsumi, Kevin M. Smith, Roa Pu Claire Shen, Anthony F. Cann, Michael R. Connor
  • Publication number: 20130236941
    Abstract: Systems and methods for producing bioproducts are shown. The systems and methods herein can be configured and used in an integrated biorefinery. The integrated biorefinery may comprise a sugar production facility such as a sugar mill, a production facility for one or more bioproduct(s) such as butanol, and optionally an ethanol production facility employing the system and method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: COBALT TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Stacy M. Burns-Guydish, Anthony F. Cann, Dhruti Dalal, Lawrence W. Fry, Michael S. Hershkowitz, William F. McDonald, Andrew D. Meyer, Victor O. Nava-Salgado, Brandon T. Olson, Ishmael M. Sonico, David C. Walther, Yongming Zhu
  • Publication number: 20100209986
    Abstract: Provided herein are metabolically-modified microorganisms useful for producing biofuels. More specifically, provided herein are methods of producing high alcohols including isobutanol, 1-butanol, 1-propanol, 2-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol and 2-phenylethanol from a suitable substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2009
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Applicant: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: James C. Liao, Shota Atsumi, Anthony F. Cann
  • Publication number: 20090111154
    Abstract: Provided are microorganisms that catalyze the synthesis of biofuels from a suitable substrate such as glucose. Also provided are methods of generating such organisms and methods of synthesizing biofuels using such organisms. Provided are microorganisms comprising non-naturally occurring metabolic pathway for the production of higher alcohols.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2008
    Publication date: April 30, 2009
    Applicant: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: James C. Liao, Shota Atsumi, Mark P. Brynildsen, Anthony F. Cann, Katherine J. Chou, Roa Pu Claire Shen, Kevin M. Smith, Taizo Hanai, Michael R. Connor
  • Publication number: 20090081746
    Abstract: Provided herein are metabolically-modified microorganisms useful for producing biofuels. More specifically, provided herein are methods of producing high alcohols including isobutanol, 1-butanol, 1-propanol, 2-methyl-1-butanol, 3-methyl-1-butanol and 2-phenylethanol from a suitable substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2008
    Publication date: March 26, 2009
    Applicant: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: James C. Liao, Shota Atsumi, Kevin M. Smith, Roa Pu Claire Shen, Anthony F. Cann, Michael R. Connor