SOURCE: Cellana, Inc.

Cellana, Inc.

May 09, 2011 07:00 ET

Cellana to Speak at BIO's 2011 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing

KONA, HI--(Marketwire - May 9, 2011) - Martin Sabarsky, president and CEO of Cellana, Inc. (formerly HR BioPetroleum, Inc.), a leading developer of algae-based biofuels and bioproducts, will speak at the 2011 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing, produced by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).

The conference will be held May 8-11 at the Toronto Convention Center.

Sabarsky will be on a panel entitled "Challenges and Opportunities in Commercialization of Algae-Based Fuels and Chemicals," scheduled to be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time on Tuesday, May 10.

For more information on the BIO's 2011 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing, please visit http://www.bio.org/worldcongress/index.asp

About Cellana
Cellana, a Hawaii-founded developer of algae-based biofuels and bioproducts, is focused on using the most productive plants on earth -- marine microalgae -- to produce feedstocks for biofuels, skin and personal care products, nutritional oils, renewable chemicals, aquaculture and other animal feeds while simultaneously reducing industrial emissions of CO2. Cellana is on track to construct and operate its first commercial facility to produce these products in an integrated algae-based biorefinery on Maui. To date, more than $100 million has been invested in developing Cellana's algae strains, production technologies and its Kona demonstration facility. For more information about Cellana, please go to http://www.cellana.com

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