The Future of Metabolic Engineering – Designer Molecules, Cells and Microorganisms

December 02, 2010

JBEI’s Jay Keasling, a leading authority on metabolic engineering, envisions a future in which microorganisms are tailor-made to produce specific chemical products, such as biofuels and pharmaceuticals, from inexpensive and renewable starting materials. He has written a paper on the subject for the Journal Science.