Posts Tagged ‘synthetic biology’
Seminar: “Metabolic Engineering Strategies for Producing Oleochemicals in Bacteria” by Brian F Pfleger
Finding a sustainable alternative for today’s petrochemical industry is a major challenge facing chemical engineers and society at large. To be sustainable, routes for converting carbon dioxide and light into organic compounds for use as both fuels and chemical building blocks must be identified, understood, and engineered. Advances in metabolic engineering, synthetic biology, and other … Read the rest »
Hal Alper, associate professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded the prestigious title of Emerging Inventor of the Year by The University of Texas at Austin’s Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC).
A relatively new award category, this is the second-ever Emerging Inventor of the Year award announced by OTC at … Read the rest »
Dr. Hal Alper, associate professor and fellow of the Paul D. & Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professorship, was recently honored with the 2015 Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) Young Investigator Award at the society’s annual meeting in Philadelphia, Aug. 4. This award recognizes the most impactful young scientist in the area of … Read the rest »
Hal Alper has won the 2013 Biotechnology and Bioengineering Daniel I.C. Wang Award for his research in metabolic engineering and synthetic biology. The award is presented by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and the journal Biotechnology and Bioengineering. The award recognizes a young member of the biotechnology/bioengineering academic community for commitment to the journal and … Read the rest »