BEI’s BRT Program Announces Spring 2014 Graduate Fellows

Written by Robert Mills Bioeconomy Institute Three one-year graduate fellowships, administered by the Bioeconomy Institute, have been awarded as part of the Leading the Bioeconomy Initiative. These competitive graduate fellowships were funded through an appropriation from the Iowa Legislature. The Biorenewables Resources and Technology (BRT) Graduate Committee reviewed all applicants and selected the recipients. The … Continue reading BEI’s BRT Program Announces Spring 2014 Graduate Fellows

Iowa State hybrid lab combines technologies to make biorenewable fuels and products

Laura Jarboe pointed to a collection of test tubes in her Iowa State University laboratory. Some of the tubes looked like they were holding very weak coffee. That meant microorganisms – in this case, Shewanella bacteria – were growing and biochemically converting sugars into hydrocarbons, said Jarboe, an Iowa State assistant professor of chemical and … Continue reading Iowa State hybrid lab combines technologies to make biorenewable fuels and products