Posts by JBEI

Using Bioenergy Byproducts to Curb Greenhouse Gas

Researchers in the Joint BioEnergy Institute, the Energy Technologies Area at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley published a study analyzing how bioenergy byproducts can be beneficial for carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas mitigation in California, when used to improve soil quality on degraded lands.

Jay Keasling to receive AIChE's Doing a World of Good Medal

Jay Keasling, JBEI’s chief executive officer, will be awarded the Doing a World of Good Medal by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

Getting Teens Hooked on Stem

JBEI’s summer science program shares its recipe for educational success and inclusivity.

Getting Teens Hooked on STEM

JBEI's summer science program shares its recipe for educational success and inclusivity.

Keasling Featured in NHK World, Japan’s Public TV Station

JBEI's CEO talks about the impact of synthetic biology in people's lives.

More Investment Needed for Machine Learning for Bioengineering

Opinion piece highlights the opportunities in a radical new approach to bioengineering that leverages the latest disruptive advances in machine learning.

Could Synthetic Biology Stop Global Warming?, Latino USA

Héctor García Martín, Deputy Vice President of JBEI's Biofuels and Bioproducts Division spoke to Latino USA about the emerging field of synthetic biology.

Blue Pigment from Engineered Fungi Could Help Turn the Textile Industry Green

JBEI's new platform for producing blue pigment could provide a sustainable alternative to conventional synthetic dyes and open the door for next-generation bioproduction.

Turning the Switch on Biofuels

LLNL scientists and collaborators at JBEI have identified a molecular mechanism in bacteria that can be manipulated to promote imidazolium ionic liquid tolerance.

JBEI participates at 2019 East Bay STEM Career Awareness Day

This event brought together 200 students from schools in Berkeley, Emeryville, Richmond, and Oakland.