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From advanced algae to VMAX: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Synthetic Genomics

From advanced algae to VMAX: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Synthetic Genomics

July 16, 2017 |

Last month, at the annual BIO convention, ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics announced a breakthrough in joint research into advanced biofuels involving the improvement of the Nannochloropsis gaditana algae strain. Currently at proof of concept scale, at the productivity rates seen under lab conditions, the strain could produce up to 1600 gallons per acre per year of […]

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Making Algae Obese: Synthetic Genomics, ExxonMobil breakthrough brings algae fuels clearer, closer

Making Algae Obese: Synthetic Genomics, ExxonMobil breakthrough brings algae fuels clearer, closer

June 20, 2017 |

In California at the annual BIO convention, ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics announced a breakthrough in joint research into advanced biofuels involving the improvement of the Nannochloropsis gaditana algae strain. Currently at proof of concept scale, at the productivity rates seen under lab conditions, the strain could produce up to 1600 gallons per acre per year of […]

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Algae Obesity! Synthetic Genomics, ExxonMobil breakthrough doubles lipid content; algae biofuels come clearer, closer

Algae Obesity! Synthetic Genomics, ExxonMobil breakthrough doubles lipid content; algae biofuels come clearer, closer

June 20, 2017 |

In California at the annual BIO convention, ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics announced a breakthrough in joint research into advanced biofuels involving the improvement of the Nannochloropsis gaditana algae strain. Currently at proof of concept scale, at the productivity rates seen under lab conditions, the strain could produce up to 1600 gallons per acre per year of […]

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ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics modify algae doubling oil production

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics modify algae doubling oil production

June 19, 2017 |

In California, ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. announced a breakthrough in joint research into advanced biofuels involving the modification of an algae strain that more than doubled its oil content without significantly inhibiting the strain’s growth. Using advanced cell engineering technologies at Synthetic Genomics, the ExxonMobil-Synthetic Genomics research team modified an algae strain to enhance […]

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Synthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil renew algae research agreement

Synthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil renew algae research agreement

January 19, 2017 |

In California, Synthetic Genomics, Inc. and ExxonMobil announced that they have extended their agreement to conduct joint research into advanced algae biofuels after making significant progress in understanding algae genetics, growth characteristics and increasing oil production. ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics have been jointly researching and developing oil from algae for use as a renewable, lower-emission […]

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ExxonMobil, Synthetic Genomics ink new pact for algae biofuels

ExxonMobil, Synthetic Genomics ink new pact for algae biofuels

May 17, 2013 |

Oil’s #1 and Craig Venter re-up on algae fuels R&D effort In California, Synthetic Genomics announced a new co-funded research agreement with ExxonMobil to develop algae biofuels. The new agreement is a basic science research program that focuses on developing algal strains with significantly improved production characteristics by employing synthetic genomic science and technology. Financial […]

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"Craig Venter of Synthetic Genomics on future of biofuels, genetic engineering of algae."

"Craig Venter of Synthetic Genomics on future of biofuels, genetic engineering of algae."

October 24, 2011 |

Today on Twitter. BT507: Discussion with Craig Venter of Synthetic Genomics on future of biofuels, genetic engineering of algae jellyfishn: Vega Biofuels Provides Update to Shareholders – Yahoo! Finance SoTimPawlenty: Romney’s Ethanol Position: Evolving?: In a May visit to Iowa, Mitt Romney told a voter, “I support … larynemighta: > Contemporary Stainless Steel Wall Hanging […]

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Elevance, Synthetic Genomics, Syngenta may fall in Transformative Technologies 2011 first-round

Elevance, Synthetic Genomics, Syngenta may fall in Transformative Technologies 2011 first-round

August 19, 2011 |

Today is the final day for first-round voting in the Transformative Technologies 2011 tournament – at 5pm ET 32 contestants will advance to the second round – 32 go home. Among those “on the bubble”, where a strong voting surge either way could decide the contest: OPX Bio leads Elevance 52-48, UOP leads GlycosBio 52-48, […]

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Ceres vs Synthetic Genomics: Who's the Best?

Ceres vs Synthetic Genomics: Who's the Best?

August 14, 2011 |

Background: This is a first round, West Regional match-up between #5 seed Ceres and #12 seed Synthetic Genomics in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tourney, from Biofuels Digest. Voting: Open to all Biofuels Digest subscribers. Voting links are in the Biofuels Digest daily newsletter. To subscribe (free), visit here. The winner gets: Most votes advances to […]

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God loses monopoly: Synthetic Genomics creates first synthetic bacterial cell

God loses monopoly: Synthetic Genomics creates first synthetic bacterial cell

[ 0 ] May 21, 2010 |

In California, a long-term monopoly on the creation of bacterial cell life — held, reportedly, by God (or the open-source community known as evolution) — was broken yesterday when a scientific team headed by Drs. Craig Venter, Hamilton Smith and Clyde Hutchison announced completion of the final step in their quest to create the first […]

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