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news: Keasling Wins Israel’s Top Prize in Alternative Fuels

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.

October 09, 2015

news: JBEI Joins Elite 100/500 Club

JBEI Joins Elite 100/500 Club

JBEI is now a member of the elite “100/500 Club,” having filed its 100th patent application and published its 500th scientific paper.

October 02, 2015

news: Ionic Liquids create more sustainable processes, Chemical Engineering

Ionic Liquids create more sustainable processes, Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering quoted Blake Simmons, JBEI's Chief Science and Technology Officer on JBEI's scale up of biomass pretreatment technologies with ABPDU.

October 01, 2015

news: JBEI’s Sarah Richardson Honored for Contribution to East Bay Schools

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.

September 17, 2015

news: Seven Years of Biofuels Research: History of DOE’s BRCs

Seven Years of Biofuels Research: History of DOE’s BRCs

DOE’s three BRC's, JBEI, BESC and GLBRC co-authored a report on the first seven years of their research.

September 17, 2015

news: JBEI volunteers promote bioenergy at 2015 Solano Stroll
news: I-Corps Success for Berkeley Lab Technology Teams

I-Corps Success for Berkeley Lab Technology Teams

Berkeley Lab teams aced the summer session of the Bay Area Regional NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps™).

September 01, 2015

news: Biotech Partners high school students intern at JBEI

Biotech Partners high school students intern at JBEI

JBEI partnered with Biotech Partners this summer by providing internships to three high school students.

August 14, 2015

news: Unlocking the Rice Immune System

Unlocking the Rice Immune System

Pam Ronald, Director of JBEI’s Grass Genetics program, led a study that identified a bacterial signaling molecule that triggers an immunity response in rice plants, enabling the plants to resist a devastating blight disease. In addition to being a staple food, rice is the model for grass-type biofuels.

July 24, 2015

news: 6 New Things Happening with Biofuels

6 New Things Happening with Biofuels

In this article published at the Department of Energy's website, the latest achievements by DOE's Bionergy Research Centers, namely JBEI are highlighted.

July 02, 2015