Richardson Named 2015 L'Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellow
L'Oréal USA today announced that Sarah Richardson of the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is one of the five recipients of the 2015 For Women in Science Fellowship.
Keasling Wins Israel’s Top Prize in Alternative Fuels
JBEI CEO Jay Keasling has been named by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as a winner of the Samson Family Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation.
JBEI’s Sarah Richardson Honored for Contribution to East Bay Schools
Eden Area Regional Occupation Program (ROP) presented The Business Person of the Year award to six East Bay business leaders for their contribution to East Bay schools.
JBEI's Keasling Elected to National Academy of Inventors
JBEI's CEO Jay Keasling was among 170 new fellows, recognized by the National Academy of Investors for outstanding contributions to innovation in patents and licensing, innovative discovery and technology, significant impact on society, and support and enhancement of innovation.
The Economist Recognizes JBEI’s CEO Jay Keasling for Anti-Malarial Effort
On Sept. 10, The Economist announced JBEI’s CEO Jay Keasling as the winner of its 2014 Innovation Award in the Bioscience category. In addition to being JBEI’s CEO, Keasling is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley and Senior Faculty Scientist and Associate Lab Director at Berkeley Lab. He was recognized for his development of synthetic artemisinin used to treat malaria.