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John Coleman, Dept. of Cell & Systems Biology

Research area:

Alternative fuels

Specialty focus areas:

Production of biofuels in cyanobacteria


Research focuses on the utilization of cyanobacterial platforms for the production of biofuels such as ethanol. Research strategies include introduction of novel pathways for alcohol synthesis, manipulation of the genome for improved light use, and the development of photobioreactors for scalable production.

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