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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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ExxonMobil, Synthetic Genomics open algal greenhouse

ExxonMobil, Synthetic Genomics open algal greenhouse

[ 0 ] July 16, 2010 |

In California, Exxon Mobil and Synthetic Genomics  announced the opening of a greenhouse facility today enabling the next level of research and testing in their algae biofuels program. In the greenhouse facility, researchers from ExxonMobil and SGI will examine different growth systems for algae, such as open ponds and closed photobioreactors. They will evaluate various […]

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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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Biofuels Bits: "Ask POET" debuts on YouTube; Synthetic Genomics names new CTO, Solazyme nabs new SVP-Manufacturing;

Biofuels Bits: "Ask POET" debuts on YouTube; Synthetic Genomics names new CTO, Solazyme nabs new SVP-Manufacturing;

[ 0 ] May 14, 2010 |

In California, Synthetic Genomics announced that Jim Flatt, Ph.D. will join the company as Chief Technology Officer , and will be responsible for managing and coordinating all the innovative science programs at SGI. Flatt joins SGI from Mascoma Corporation, where he was EVP of Research and Development and Operations and Acting President in the second […]

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First synthetic bacterial cell: 4th Most Bizarre Biofuels Story of the Year

First synthetic bacterial cell: 4th Most Bizarre Biofuels Story of the Year

[ 0 ] July 28, 2010 |

“God Loses Monopoly: Synthetic Genomics creates first synthetic bacterial cell,” went the headline in our May feature on the creation of a synthetic life form by a team at Synthetic Genomics. Her formal name is M. mycoides JCVI-syn1.0 – you can call her Syndi. In a publication in Science, Daniel Gibson, Ph.D. and a team […]

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Bioeconomy policy for 2015: US elections, what happened, what now.

Bioeconomy policy for 2015: US elections, what happened, what now.

November 11, 2014 |

To open ABLC Next, what we like to call the “heads of the 7 families” — or in this case, the heads of seven key trade associations for the advanced bioeconomy, joined us on stage as we looked at the impact of the recent US midterm elections — and the policy outlook in 2015 and […]

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State of the Algae Industry: 10 Top-Level commercial leaders look at the path to scale

State of the Algae Industry: 10 Top-Level commercial leaders look at the path to scale

October 1, 2014 |

10 leaders, 10 enterprises, 10 paths to scale — what’s really key to making algae a commercial crop for feed, fuel and pharma, soon? This week at the Algae Biomass Summit, a pair of key sessions featured 10 of the leading companies in the algae sector: Paul Woods, CEO, Algenol Jason Kolb, VP, Algix Tim […]

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