The focus is on the global issues of using biological processes to generate renewable, alternative forms of energy from biomass.  We will discuss ongoing research efforts in exploiting plant and microbial resources to efficiently produce biofuels.  Emphasis is also given to the policy and sustainability issues in the current and emerging production schemes for various types of biofuels.

Interested Faculty:

  •  Bogazici University, Turkey
    •  Orhan Yenigun
  •  Campinas, Brazil
    • Luis Cortez
  •   IDC Herzilya
    •  Isaac Berzin
  •   Washington University in St. Louis
    • D. Ho
    • Himadri Pakrasi

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