Items in Category “Media Highlights”

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.

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Turning plants into fuel, ShareAmerica

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

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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.

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Something's Brewing in the Lab: Beer Without Hops, New York Times  

New York Times covered research conducted at JBEI which has resulted in the bioengineering of industrial brewing yeast that creates more hoppy flavor in beer. 

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Berkeley Lab researchers demonstrate importance of microbial communities for enzyme stability, Biofuels Digest

Biofuels Digest covered the recent study released by JBEI demonstrates the importance of microbial communities as a source of stable enzymes that could be used to convert plants to biofuels.

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Study speeds transformation of biofuel waste into useful chemicals, Phys.org

JBEI's Feedstocks Division collaborated with Sandia National Laboratories in a study that looked into efficient ways to turn discarded plant matter into chemicals. 

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How to keep America the world leader in science and technology, The Hill

Opinion piece on how U.S. leadership in the technology of biology presents the nation with tremendous opportunity to build the world’s preeminent bioeconomy, mentions the leading efforts of the Joint BioEnergy Institute in the development of advanced biofuels and bioproducts.

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A Decade of Bioenergy Research, Ethanol Producer Magazine

JBEI has pioneered the development of advanced routes to the production of fuels from sugars for use in blendstocks by using synthetic biology.

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US researchers discover enzyme to help turn biofuel waste ‘into something useful’, Biofuels International

Biofuels International covered the discovery of a new enzyme at JBEI that helps convert aryl compounds, a common waste product from industrial and agricultural practices, into something of value.

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Enzyme shows promise for efficiently converting plant biomass to biofuels, Phys.org

Phys.org reports on JBEI finding from the Microbial Communities Group.

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