Posts by JBEI

The scientist still fighting for the clean fuel the world forgot, MIT Technology Review

JBEI's CEO, Jay Keasling, was featured in the MIT Technology Review recently. In the article, Keasling discusses the challenges and progress made in the quest for affordable advanced biofuels.

JBEI Participates at the Biotech Partners’ 25th Anniversary Gala

Biotech Partners, a local Bay Area non-profit, is a JBEI educational outreach partner.

JBEI Holds Spring Undergraduate Poster Session

The students presented their research to the JBEI community.

Strong JBEI Presence at East Bay STEM Career Awareness Day

JBEI’s volunteers gave insight into their careers and talked about the benefits of bioenergy.

JBEI Participates at Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Berkeley Lab organized the 34th annual Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

Turning plants into fuel, ShareAmerica

ShareAmerica, the U.S. Department of State’s online news platform, has released a story about JBEI's research. 

JBEI Participates at Earth Action Initiative

The event was part of Earth month which is celebrated worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Plants Really Do Feed Their Friends

JBEI researchers contributed to a study that found that plants craft their own root microbiome.

JBEI Enzyme Discovery Enables First-Time Microbial Production of the Octane Booster Toluene

The discovery will have implications for fundamental science and biofuel production.

In 1986, scientists found a fuel-producing bacterium at the bottom of a Swiss lake. Now, they know how it works, Science Magazine

Science Magazine covered JBEI publication "Discovery of enzymes for toluene synthesis from anoxic microbial communities" published in Nature Chemical Biology.