D. Glass Associates, Inc.

David J. Glass, Ph.D.
Biotechnology Regulatory Affairs
Presentations and Publications


Oral Presentations and Poster Sessions

Simplifying Regulatory Approvals for Genetically Modified Yeasts in Distillers Co-Products”, Fuel Ethanol Workshop, Milwaukee, WI, June 21, 2016.

"Updating the Coordinated Framework: What does it mean for biofuels and bio-based chemicals?”, BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, San Diego, CA, April 19, 2016.

"Challenges and Opportunities: Managing US and International Regulation of Industrial Biotechnology Activities", Society for Biological Engineering Workshop "Technology Challenges and Opportunities in Commercializing Industrial Biotechnology", San Diego, CA, September 29, 2015.

"Government Regulation of Synthetic Biology: is the existing framework sufficient to address uses of SynBio in industrial biotechnology?", BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 22, 2015.

"The Emerging Roadmap to Gain Regulatory Approvals for Uses of Genetically Modified Algae in Biofuel or Bio-Based Chemical Production", BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 20, 2015.

 “Scientific and regulatory considerations for the use of genetically modified algae in biofuel or bioproducts production,” plenary talk, 4th International Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts Conference, Santa Fe, NM, June 18, 2014.

International Regulation of Industrial Biotechnology,” (poster presentation), BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Philadelphia, PA, May 12-15, 2014.

Legal and Policy Issues Affecting Biofuel Development,” 6th Annual Biofuels Law and Regulation Conference, Urbana, IL, May 2, 2014.

"Regulatory Strategies for Use of Genetically Modified Organisms in Biofuel Production", BIO Pacific Rim Conference, San Diego, CA, December 10, 2013.

"Impact ofGovernment Biotechnology Regulations on Use of Genetically Modified or Synthetic Algae in Biofuel Production", Algae Biomass Summit, Phoenix, AZ, September 28, 2010.

"Prospects for the Use of Genetic Engineering in Biofuel Production", EUEC 2010, Phoenix, AZ, February 2, 2010. 

"Impact of Government Biotechnology Regulation on Biofuel Development" (poster session), CleanTech 2008, Boston, MA, June 2008.

"Case Study: Obtaining Regulatory Approval and Implementing Field Trials of Transgenic Plants for Mercury Phytoremediation". Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop, U.S. DOD SERDP and ESTCP Programs, Washington, DC, November 2005.

"Case Study: Obtaining Regulatory Approval and Implementing Field Trials of Transgenic Plants for Mercury Phytoremediation". Third International Phytotechnologies Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2005.

"Prospects for Use and Regulation of Transgenic Plants in Phytoremediation". Platform presentation, 4th International Bioremediation Symposium, New Orleans, LA, April 1997; poster presentation, 2nd International Phytoremediation Conference, Seattle, WA, June 1997.

"Obtaining Regulatory Approval for the Use of Genetically Engineered Organisms in Environmental Applications" (poster session), 7th International Symposium on Gas, Oil, and Environmental Biotechnology, Colorado Springs, CO, December 1994.

"Experience with TSCA-Biotech Product Development and Regulation" (speaker and panelist), Keystone Center Biotechnology & TSCA Workshop, Washington, DC, June 1993.

"Obtaining Regulatory Approval for Biotreatment with Engineered Organisms", 2nd International In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation Symposium, San Diego, CA, April 1993.

"Experiences with Large-Scale Environmental Use of Microorganisms", ASM/AAM Workshop on Strategies and Mechanisms for Field Research in Environmental Bioremediation, San Antonio, TX, January 1993.

"Obtaining Regulatory Approval for Biotreatment with Engineered Organisms", HMC/Superfund '92, Washington, DC, December 1992.

"Negotiating the EPA Regulatory Scene -- Problems to Avoid, Moving the Application Forward, and Case Studies", chairman and speaker; BioEast'92, Washington, DC, January 1992.

"Media Relations in Biotechnology Regulation and Risk Communication"; Boston University Wang Institute, BioStrategies, Tyngsboro, MA, November 1990.

"An Overview of Current Attitudes towards the Use of Microorganisms in the Environment"; Environmental Biotechnology Conference, Knoxville, TN, October 1990.

"Managing Government Regulations and Public Perceptions of Biotechnology Field Tests: One Company's Experience"; Biotreatment '89; Washington, DC, November 1989.

"Environmental Regulations of Bioengineered Products: An Industry Perspective", Association of Biotechnology Companies, Third International Meeting, Washington, DC, March 1989.

"A Case Study: Obtaining Government Approval and Community Acceptance for Field Tests of Rhizobia", AgBiotech '89, Washington, DC, March 1989.


Published Professional Articles

Glass, D.J.; "Commercial Use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Bioremediation and Phytoremediation", in "Bioremediation of Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems", M. Fingerman and R. Nagabhushanam, eds.; Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, New Hampshire, 2005, pp. 41-96.

Glass, D.J.; "Prospects for Use and Regulation of Transgenic Plants in Phytoremediation"; in "In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation, Volume 4". B.C. Alleman and A. Leeson, eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 1997, pages 51-56.

Glass, D.J.; "Obtaining Regulatory Approval and Public Acceptance for Bioremediation Projects with Engineered Organisms in the United States", in "Applied Biotechnology for Site Remediation", R. E. Hinchee, D. B. Anderson, F. B. Metting, G. D. Sayles, eds., Lewis Publishers, Ann Arbor, MI, 1994, pp. 256-267.

Glass, D. J.; "Obtaining Regulatory Approval for Biotreatment with Engineered Organisms", Proceedings of HMC/Superfund '92, Hazardous Materials Control Research Institute, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1992 ,pp. 450-454.

Glass, D.J.; "Emerging Issues in State Biotechnology Regulation"; in "Commercializing Biotechnology in the Global Economy", IC2 Institute, Austin, TX, 1991, pp. 155-165.

Glass, D.J.; "Impact of Government Regulation on Commercial Biotechnology"; in "The Business of Biotechnology: From the Bench to the Street", R. D. Ono, ed.; Butterworth-Heinemann, Stoneham, MA, 1991, pp. 169-198.

Glass, D.J.; "Agricultural Biotechnology: Occupational Health and Regulatory Issues"; in "Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews", volume 6, number 2, April-June 1991, pages 301-310; Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia.

Glass, D.J. and Owens, E.D.; "States Noticing Field Releases"; Bio/Technology; volume 8, number 11, page 1064, November 1990.

Glass, D.J.; "Managing Government Regulation and Public Perception of Biotechnology Field Tests: A Case Study"; Biotreatment '89; Hazardous Materials Control Research Institute, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1989, pp. 93-97.

Glass, D.J.; "Regulating Biotech: A Case Study"; Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, Volume 4, Number 3, pp. 92-95; Fall 1989.

Glass, D.J.; "Biotechnology: Impact of Regulations on an Emerging Technology"; in Homburger (ed), "Safety Evaluation and Regulation of Chemicals 2". 2nd Int. Conf., Cambridge, MA, 1983, pp. 63-70 (Karger, Basel 1985).


Dr. Glass has also extensively written about regulatory affairs in our blog Advanced Biotechnology for Biofuels
and about renewable fuels policy matters in our blog
Biofuel Policy Watch.


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