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WPC2018

WPC2018

Our group and DOE project team were well-represented at the 27th Western Photosynthesis Conference (WPC2018), held at Biosphere 2 just south of us in Oracle, Arizona from Jan. 4-7, 2018.  Chris Jones and his work were recognized as runner-up in the postdoc category of...
Metabolic Engineering Summit

Metabolic Engineering Summit

Andrew Flores travelled all the way to Beijing, China to present his work on co-culture engineering (a collaboration with Prof. Xuan Wang, ASU) at the 2017 Metabolic Engineering Summit!  This conference series is sponsored by the International Metabolic Engineering...
AIChE 2017

AIChE 2017

We were in Minneapolis last week for AIChE, trying to stay warm and presenting the work of Brian and Kyle.  It was also a great chance to catch up with friends from all over, including the Prather Group (MIT)!  Until next...
Presenting research at SIMB Annual Meeting

Presenting research at SIMB Annual Meeting

Several of our projects were presented as posters at the 2017 SIMB Annual Meeting in Denver, CO.  Andrew Flores and Gavin Kurgan (from Xuan Wang’s group) presented results from our collaborative projects, and Brian Thompson’s work on muconic acid was...
Newly Minted Ph.D.s!

Newly Minted Ph.D.s!

A huge congrats to Drs. Thompson and Staggs, our two most recent Ph.D. grads, both of whom successfully defended their respective theses last week!  We wish you luck as you head off to bigger and better things!
New NSF Project Awarded

New NSF Project Awarded

We are excited to be kicking off a new NSF project entitled ‘Biological Auto-Enhancement of CO2 Absorption for Improved Cyanobacterial Growth and Biofuel Production’!   This 3-year grant was awarded through CBET – Energy for Sustainability and the...