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latest news: Microbe “Rewiring” Technique Promises a Boom in Biomanufacturing
news: JBEI’s Pamela Ronald Named GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Laureate

JBEI’s Pamela Ronald Named GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Laureate

Pamela Ronald, JBEI’s Scientific Lead for Plant Pathology in the Feedstocks division, has been named the 2020 World Agriculture Prize laureate by the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences, or GCHERA. Ronald is a distinguished professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis (one of JBEI’s six academic research partners) and with the UC Davis Genome Center. She becomes the first woman whose work is recognized by the award.

October 19, 2020

news: Patrick Shih Awarded Packard Fellowship
news: Study Finds ‘Missing Link’ in the Evolutionary History of Carbon-Fixing Protein Rubisco
news: Transforming Waste into Bio-Based Chemicals
news: Synthetic Pathways Turn Plants into Biofactories for New Molecules
news: Machine Learning Takes on Synthetic Biology: Algorithms Can Bioengineer Cells for You
news: New Synthetic Biology Tools Unlock Complex Plant Engineering

New Synthetic Biology Tools Unlock Complex Plant Engineering

The tools provide the fine control needed for bioenergy and sustainable agriculture efforts.

July 01, 2020

news: Finding the missing step of an important molecular process

Finding the missing step of an important molecular process

Researchers at JBEI reveal the final missing step of lysine catabolism.

June 29, 2020

news: JBEI Project Receives Technology Commercialization Funding Award from Department of Energy

JBEI Project Receives Technology Commercialization Funding Award from Department of Energy

The award funds research on producing a new aviation biofuel precursor from cellulosic biomass.

June 11, 2020

news: Smart Farms of the Future: Making Bioenergy Crops More Environmentally Friendly

Smart Farms of the Future: Making Bioenergy Crops More Environmentally Friendly

A new project including scientists at the Joint BioEnergy Institute could make agriculture both more sustainable and more profitable.

June 02, 2020