DOE Renews Funding for JBEI
The Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), was selected as one of four Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Research Centers (BRC) to be awarded a combined total of $590 million to support innovative research on biofuels and bioproducts.
Two Researchers to Represent JBEI at Bay Area Research SLAM
Two JBEI postdoctoral fellows from two different JBEI partner institutions will compete at the Bay Area Research SLAM
Pamela Ronald Awarded 2022 Wolf Prize in Agriculture
Pamela Ronald, JBEI's Director of Grass Genetics in the Feedstocks Division and a biologist faculty scientist in the Biosciences Area's Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology Division (EGSB), has been awarded the 2022 Wolf Prize in Agriculture. The prestigious international science prizes are awarded annually to scientists whose work provides exceptional contributions to humanity.
Scott Baker Elected as AAAS Fellow
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which was founded in 1848 and is the world’s largest general scientific society, has announced their 2022 class of Fellows, among them Scott Baker a JBEI fungal biotechnology scientist and Functional and Systems Biology group lead at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. This lifetime honor, which follows a nomination and review process, recognizes scientists, engineers, and innovators for their distinguished achievements toward the advancement or applications of science.