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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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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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Heard on the Floor at the Algae Biomass Summit

Heard on the Floor at the Algae Biomass Summit

November 1, 2016 |

On October 23-26 the algae industry gathered in Phoenix, AZ for the Algae Biomass Summit , its annual get together. Gone are the glory days of algae biofuels capturing headlines and promising to save the world from climate change. Over the years some of the early players are gone, others have changed focus and others […]

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ABLC NEXT 2016 agenda at a glance

ABLC NEXT 2016 agenda at a glance

October 17, 2016 |

DAY ONE – November 2, 2016 Optional Pre-Conference Tour 12:30pm     An Afternoon with the NEXT generation of technologies, and technologists.
Tours of the Joint BioEnergy Institute and The Advanced Biofuels (and Bio-based products) Process Demonstration Unit / Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Please note! Limited to the first 60 people who sign up. Bus will depart […]

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Biology’s Dark Matter

Biology’s Dark Matter

March 27, 2016 |

Turns out that even in a genome stripped down to only those genes absolutely essential for human life, some 16% of the matter in there is completely mysterious to researchers in terms of its purpose or function. They know it’s there, they know it plays a role. They have no idea what that role is. […]

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4 minutes with… Rod Cummings, President, EUDORA Biomaterial Consulting

4 minutes with… Rod Cummings, President, EUDORA Biomaterial Consulting

February 26, 2015 |

Tell us about your company and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. New Business Development and Management including strategic opportunity assessment, product concept definition, market research; competitive landscape evaluation; economic model, Partnership collaboration and alliance development, licensing strategies and implementation; markets and technologies scouting. Tell us about your role and what you are focused on […]

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