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news: Dominique Loqué Wins ASPB’s Robert Rabson Award

Dominique Loqué Wins ASPB’s Robert Rabson Award

JBEI’s Dominique Loqué, who directs the cell wall engineering program for the Feedstocks Division, has been selected as this year’s winner of the Robert Rabson Award by the American Society of Plant Biology.

March 14, 2014

news: Danish Minister for Science and Higher Education Visits JBEI
news: Blake Simmons elected for EMSL User Executive Committee

Blake Simmons elected for EMSL User Executive Committee

Blake Simmons, JBEI’s Vice President for Deconstruction has been selected as a member of the User Executive Committee for EMSL.

January 31, 2014

news: Harvey Blanch wins 2013 William H. Walker Award

Harvey Blanch wins 2013 William H. Walker Award

JBEI's Chief Science & Technology Officer, Harvey Blanch has been awarded the 2013 William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature.

November 03, 2013

news: Less Toxic Metabolites, More Chemical Product

Less Toxic Metabolites, More Chemical Product

By preventing the build-up of toxic metabolites in engineered microbes, a dynamic regulatory system developed at JBEI can help boost production of an advanced biofuel, a therapeutic drug, or other valuable chemical products.

November 01, 2013

news: JBEI Technoeconomic Model: The Sequels
news: One Pot to Prep Biomass for Biofuels

One Pot to Prep Biomass for Biofuels

JBEI researchers save water and reduce pollution with the first one-pot, wash-free, process for the ionic liquid pretreatment and saccharification of switchgrass.  

August 15, 2013

news: Microbial Who-Done-It For Biofuels

Microbial Who-Done-It For Biofuels

A new technique allows JBEI researchers to identify populations within microbial communities responsible for biomass deconstruction.

July 25, 2013

news: Microbial Who-Done-It For Biofuels
news: Clean, Green High Performance Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide

Clean, Green High Performance Biofuels from Carbon Dioxide

JBEI researchers helped develop a technique to identify microbial enzymes that deconstruct biomass into fuel sugars under refinery processing conditions.

July 24, 2013