Harry Beller

Director of Biofuels Pathways

Research Focus

Characterization of bacterial metabolic diversity in nature, including discovery of enzymes relevant to biosynthesis of fuel-related compounds and environmentally important biogeochemical cycling.

Selected Projects

  • Development and optimization of pathways for diesel-range methyl ketone biosynthesis in E. coli
  • Identification of enzymes involved in biosynthesis of ladderane fatty acids by anammox bacteria

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JBEI Expert Harry Beller discusses the production of methyl ketones 

JBEI featured on Chemical & Engineering News

Harry Beller, Director of Biofuels Pathways was one of the interviewees of Chemical & Engineering News cover story about JBEI.

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Sweet Smell of Success

JBEI Researchers Boost Methyl Ketone Production in E. coli

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A Fragrant New Biofuel

JBEI Researchers Develop a New Candidate for a Cleaner, Greener and Renewable Diesel Fuel

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Enzyme Trio for Biosynthesis of Hydrocarbon Fuels

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