Congratulations on grant from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)

The investigators on this project are Peggy Lemaux, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Christer Jansson, a biochemist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Anastasios Melis and Kris Niyogi in PMB, David Wemmer in the Department of Chemistry and Cheryl Kerfeld, a PMB Adjunct Professor and researcher at the DOE Joint Genome Institute as well as Ling Yuan and Orlando Chambers at the University of Kentucky. The goal of the group is to engineer tobacco plants with algal genes in order to produce various biofuels directly in their leaves.

Video for FOLIUM project is here.

News article from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab is here.

May, 2012