Entries by Jody Burgess

BETO announces $15.5 million for algal research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has just announced over $79 million in funding for bioenergy research and development including biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. The FOA topics were picked to advance DOE’s Bioenergy Technology Office’s (BETO) objectives to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower, and enable high-value products from biomass […]


Come visit our booth at one of these great events! AlgaBBB Conference – June 17 – 19, 2019Held at the Embassy Suites, Boulder CO, USAhttps://www.elsevier.com/events/conferences/international-conference-on-algal-biomass-biofuels-and-bioproducts ABO Summit – Oct 16 – 19, 2019Held at the Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL, USAhttps://www.algaebiomasssummit.org/ AlgaEurope Conference – Dec 3 – 5, 2019Held at the UIC-P Espaces Congres, Paris, […]

Algae and Fungi together at last.

Michigan State University scientists have found a solution to enhance oil production and harvest using what many consider sea sludge. The new proof of concept, published in Biotechnology for Biofuels, is a biofuel production platform that uses two species of marine algae and soil fungi. It lowers cultivation and harvesting costs and increases productivity, factors that […]

Phenometrics Welcomes New Member! Jeff Wesley

Phenometrics Welcomes a New Member to the Board of Directors, Jeff Wesley Lansing, Michigan August 6, 2018 – Phenometrics Inc., the leader in benchtop photobioreactors, is proud to announce a new distinguished member, Jeff Wesley to its board of directors. Jeff Wesley is executive director of the Michigan State University Foundation’s wholly owned venture investment subsidiary, Red Cedar […]