Sewage sludge leads to biofuels breakthrough

March 26, 2018

Jewel Lake, Tilden Park Berkeley. Photo ChickMarkley.JBEI enzyme discovery enables first-time microbial production of an aromatic biofuel.

The study was led by Harry Beller, Berkeley Lab senior scientist and scientific lead at JBEI,  lead co-authors Andria Rodrigues and Kamrun Zargar of JBEI, and other co-authors Yu-Wei Wu, Avneesh K. Saini, Renee M. Saville, Jose H. Pereira, Paul D. Adams, Susannah G. Tringe, Christopher J. Petzold, and Jay D. Keasling.

Berkeley Lab