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news: Researchers build a genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi

Researchers build a genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi

A team led by scientists at the Technical University of Denmark, the JGI, and JBEI present the results in Nature Genetics.

October 22, 2018

news: Congratulations to the 2018 Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry

Congratulations to the 2018 Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry

Frances Arnold was awarded one half of this year’s prize for her work on directed evolution of enzymes, which are proteins that catalyze chemical reactions.

October 05, 2018

news: JBEI Hosts Fossil-Based Resources, Refining, Fuels & Petrochemicals Technology Workshop

JBEI Hosts Fossil-Based Resources, Refining, Fuels & Petrochemicals Technology Workshop

The participants gained knowledge about the current chemicals and liquid fuels industries, as well as the challenges and opportunities in developing renewable alternatives.

September 26, 2018

news: All Aboard the Jungle Express!

All Aboard the Jungle Express!

JBEI researchers pave the way for efficient gene expression at any scale.

September 07, 2018

news: JBEI Pretreatment and Process Development Team Honored by Secretary of Energy

JBEI Pretreatment and Process Development Team Honored by Secretary of Energy

The award recognizes the contributions of Department of Energy employees to the mission of the Department and to the benefit of the United States.

September 04, 2018

news: iCLEM Cohort Concludes Summer Research at JBEI

iCLEM Cohort Concludes Summer Research at JBEI

iCLEM bought together eight students from communities traditionally underrepresented in the sciences.

August 14, 2018

news: JBEI’s Andria Rodrigues Wins Early Scientific Career Award

JBEI’s Andria Rodrigues Wins Early Scientific Career Award

Rodrigues is among the laureates of 2018 Berkeley Lab Director’s Achievement Awards.

August 10, 2018

news: Scientists discover how to protect yeast from damage in biofuel production

Scientists discover how to protect yeast from damage in biofuel production

New study by JBEI and GLBRC identified changes to a gene that can make yeast tolerate the pretreatment chemicals.

August 10, 2018

news: The highly complex sugarcane genome has finally been sequenced

The highly complex sugarcane genome has finally been sequenced

JBEI was one of the partners in this work led by CIRAD.

July 10, 2018

news: Mortimer Participates at AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy

Mortimer Participates at AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy

The scientist spoke about the World Economic Forum’s Young Scientists Code of Ethics.

June 27, 2018