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news: Using hydrogen sulfide and CO2 to drive production of renewable fuels and chemicals

Using hydrogen sulfide and CO2 to drive production of renewable fuels and chemicals

JBEI scientists demonstrate a biological approach to convert nuisance chemicals in municipal wastewater treatment (sewage) plants into renewable fuels or chemicals.

August 01, 2016

news: Scientists Harness CO2 to Consolidate Biofuel Production Process

Scientists Harness CO2 to Consolidate Biofuel Production Process

JBEI scientists have shown that adding carbon dioxide gas during the deconstruction phase of biofuel production successfully neutralized the toxicity of ionic liquids. The technique, which is reversible, allows the liquid to be recycled, representing a major step forward in streamlining the biofuel production process.

July 21, 2016

news: Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Visits JBEI

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Visits JBEI

Premier Palaszczuk learned about JBEI's research and the collaborative projects with the University of Queensland

June 04, 2016

news: JBEI's Jenny Mortimer Selected for World Economic Forum Honor

JBEI's Jenny Mortimer Selected for World Economic Forum Honor

Mortimer is one of 50 extraordinary scientists under the age of 40 who has been selected to participate at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions, taking place June 26-28 in Tianjin, China.

May 20, 2016

news: JBEI Scientists Unravel Omics Data Using Systems Biology-Based Workflow To Improve Biofuels Productivity

JBEI Scientists Unravel Omics Data Using Systems Biology-Based Workflow To Improve Biofuels Productivity

A workflow was developed to assess and interpret multi-omics data to characterize strain variation in biofuel-producing E. coli.

May 19, 2016

news: Berkeley Lab Scientists Brew Jet Fuel in One-Pot Recipe

Berkeley Lab Scientists Brew Jet Fuel in One-Pot Recipe

JBEI researchers use engineered bacteria to simplify biofuels production, potentially lowering cost

May 10, 2016

news: JBEI hosts US-Australia City Exchange on Innovation Ecosystems

JBEI hosts US-Australia City Exchange on Innovation Ecosystems

20 delegates from New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia visited JBEI

May 05, 2016

news: JBEI Participates at EERE’s National Lab Impact Summit

JBEI Participates at EERE’s National Lab Impact Summit

The event took place at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado

May 04, 2016

news: JBEI Highlights Commercialization Success on Capitol Hill

JBEI Highlights Commercialization Success on Capitol Hill

The three U.S. Department of Energy-funded bioenergy research centers provided a briefing to U.S. members of Congress on their intellectual property outputs

April 28, 2016

news: JBEI contributes to 2016 East Bay STEM Career Awareness Day

JBEI contributes to 2016 East Bay STEM Career Awareness Day

JBEI collaborated with Cal State University - East Bay at this event targeted at 300 East Bay high school students

April 27, 2016