Our new space at @IGBIllinois, where we'll have all feedstock, conversion, and sustainability scientists under one roof. Good jobs available; come join us! https://t.co/9HP4nno1U2

A big welcome to Caitlin Moore, our very first post-doc researcher to move into CABBI space at @IGBIllinois! She'll be working with Carl Bernacchi in the sustainability research theme.

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$115M for New Bioenergy Research Center

CABBI is a collaboration between the University of Illinois’ Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB), and 17 partner institutions.

CABBI Researchers in the Headlines

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From Smithsonian, Nov. 21, 2017:

Can Sugarcane Fuel Airplanes?

From The Chicago Tribune, Nov. 21, 2017:

Jet Fuel from Sugarcane? It’s Not a Flight of Fancy

From The Conversation, Nov. 20, 2017:

Jet Fuel from Sugarcane? It’s Not a Flight of Fancy

Older News Items

October 2017

Stephen P. Long interview with thenakedscientists.com, Oct. 31, 2017:

Could Sugar Help Us to be Greener?

From the U of I News Bureau, Oct. 23, 2017:

Scientists: Expanding Brazilian Sugarcane Could Dent Global CO2

From Futurism, Sept. 14, 2017:

Sugarcane Could Create Cheaper, More Eco-Friendly Jet Fuels

CABBI Presentations

CABBI Research Objectives, presented by Deputy Director Stephen P. Long to the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC), Nov. 2, 2017, Washington, D.C.

Overview of the Center, presented by CABBI leadership team to the U.S. Department of Energy, Oct. 19, 2017, Washington, D.C.