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news: JBEI Debuts New Overview Video

JBEI Debuts New Overview Video

After eight years of groundbreaking research, JBEI has rewritten the formula for engineering renewable transportation fuels.

June 17, 2015

news: The story of ionic liquids

The story of ionic liquids

The development of ionic liquids, and the potential for a transformative impact on the cost and sources of renewable fuels, demonstrates why DOE created a clutch of integrated bioenergy research centers. In this feature article, Biofuels Digest covers JBEI's efforts in developing a new generation of ionic liquids.

June 15, 2015

news: Wrap up of JBEI and ABPDU Twitter Chat

Wrap up of JBEI and ABPDU Twitter Chat

JBEI and ABPDU researchers took over the Berkeley Lab Twitter account on June 11 for a one hour chat on the making advanced biofuels.

June 11, 2015

news: JBEI names new Director of Technoeconomic Analysis
news: TED talk by JBEI’s Director of Grass Genetics Pam Ronald

TED talk by JBEI’s Director of Grass Genetics Pam Ronald

Pam Ronald, JBEI’s Director of Grass Genetics gave a talk at TED2015 Truth and Dare Conference.

May 04, 2015

news: JBEI partnering with California Technology Council for a technology showcase on May 7
news: Keasling honored by Chalmers for his work on anti-malaria drug
news: Biofuel Proteomics: JBEI Researchers Use Proteomics to Profile Switchgrass

Biofuel Proteomics: JBEI Researchers Use Proteomics to Profile Switchgrass

In a study led by Benjamin Schwessinger, a grass geneticist with JBEI’s Feedstocks Division, researchers used advanced proteomic techniques to identify 1,750 unique proteins in shoots of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), a North American native prairie grass that is widely viewed as one of the most promising of all the fuel crop candidates.

March 09, 2015

news: Enhancing Microbial Pathways for Biofuel Production

Enhancing Microbial Pathways for Biofuel Production

Researchers from the DOE JGI and the Joint Bioenergy Institute identified genes in an E. coli microbial metabolism pathway that could improve the production of terpenes.

January 20, 2015

news: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Visits JBEI