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August 2013 Archives

Aug 22, 13

Kechun Zhang Awarded Samsung Global Research Outreach Grant

Ketchun Zhang, a faculty member of IPrime's Biocatalysis and Biotechnology Technology program, was awarded a grant for his "Engineering a Metabolic Platform for Biosynthesis of Branched Biochemicals" proposal. It was one of only two winning grants in the field of metabolic engineering.


Aug 1, 13

After the Frack: Oil-Eating Bacteria (BB Faculty)

Thumbnail image for fracking.jpgIPrime Biocatalysis and Biotechnology program faculty, Mike Sadowsky and Lawrence Wackett, and other researchers build a silica sponge containing oil-eating bacteria, a potential remedy for water contaminated by oil and gas mining.


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