Scientists Create Triple-Threat Genetic Toolkit for Producing Eco-Friendly Chemicals

Researchers have developed innovative tools to engineer a low-pH-tolerant yeast for production of valuable bioproducts from renewable biomass.

New Satellite-Based Algorithm Pinpoints Crop Water Use

The framework, developed by CABBI researchers, was tested in 12 sites across the U.S. Corn Belt, and its estimates have achieved the highest performance reported in any academic study so far.

Penn State Joins CABBI’s Conversion Team

Costas Maranas, the Donald B. Broughton Professor of Chemical Engineering at Penn State and an expert in computational modeling of cell metabolism, will lead the effort to build genome-scale models for yeasts.

CABBI Scientists Develop Open-Source Software to Analyze Economics of Biofuels, Bioproducts

BioSTEAM — Biorefinery Simulation and Techno-Economic Analysis Modules — allows researchers to quickly compare and prioritize strategies for converting biomass to fuels and products.

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CABBI researchers part of study using #MALDI to analyze membrane #lipids in yeast and improve production of important bioproducts.

Bioenergy 101: Economic #Sustainability

This presentation by Dr. Madhu Khanna explains how #CABBI analyzes the economic viability of cultivating #bioenergy crops in the U.S.

Watch the video from the 2019 science planning retreat: http://bit.ly/Economics_Khanna

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