UH Hilo to host presentation on bio-based economy
Date: Friday, February 2, 2018
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669
For Immediate Release
The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo hosts a public lecture on developing a sustainable, bio-based economy by Peter Matlock of the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) on Thursday, February15, at 3 p.m. in Science and Technology Building Room 108.
“Creating the BioEconomy: Ag Biotech, Synthetic Biology, Biofuels, Renewable Materials, and Sustainability at the Joint BioEnergy Institute,” examines JBEI’s basic research and technology development program. JBEI is one of four U.S. Department of Energy-funded Bioenergy Research Centers, and has pushed the boundaries of synthetic biology with optimized biomass feedstocks, new biomass deconstruction processes, metabolically engineered microbial hosts, and sustainability analysis. Matlock presently serves as director of Commercialization and Manager for Industry Interactions and Intellectual Property.
The event is sponsored by the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM).
For more information, contact CAFNRM Dean Bruce Mathews at 932-7036.
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