Items in Category “News”

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.

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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.

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2019 Undergraduate Poster Presentation

During the presentation, the undergraduates were judged for their presentation and poster making skills.

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Pam Ronald Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Ronald was elected in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

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Bright Skies for Plant-Based Jet Fuels

Joint BioEnergy Institute researchers demonstrate that jet fuels made from plants could be cost competitive with conventional fossil fuels.

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Sloan Fellowship Will Help Patrick Shih Investigate Ancient Origins of Photosynthesis

Shih is JBEI's Director of Plant Biosystems Design.

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JBEI Participates in Conference on Growing the Circular Bioeconomy

The summit looked at how to harness biotechnology to convert waste streams into valuable low-carbon biofuels and bioproducts.

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JBEI Holds Semi-annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research

Thirteen posters were presented and two seminar talks were given by undergraduate students.

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Scientists Develop Higher-Performance Fuels, Biofuels and Bioproducts

New JBEI and ABPDU polyketide synthase platform opens the door to a multitude of bioengineering opportunities.

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JBEI Participates at Bay Area Science Festival’s Discovery Day at AT&T Park

The event was the culmination of a series of science events for young scientists in the Bay Area.

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