Published Results

PBR 101 User Publications (downloadable)

Multi-scale Characterization of Improved Algae Strains
Dr. Taraka Dale
Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Labs
Internal (Unclassified) Publication, 2015

Eicosapentaenoic Acid from Porphyridium Cruentum: Increasing Growth and Productivity of Microalgae for Pharmaceutical Products
Maryam Asgharpour, Brigitte Rodgers and Jamie A. Hestekin
Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
Energies 2015, 8, 10487-10503; doi:10.3390/en80910487

Impact of Nitrogen Limitation on Biomass, Photosynthesis, and Lipid Accumulation in Chlorella Sorokiniana
Sangeeta Negi1 and Amanda N. Barry2 and Natalia Friedland1 and Nilusha Sudasinghe3 and Sowmya Subramanian1 and Shayani Pieris4 & F. Omar Holguin3 and Barry Dungan1 and Tanner Schaub3 and Richard Sayre1,2
1 New Mexico Consortium, Los Alamos, NM 87544, USA; 2 Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA; 3 Center for Animal Health, Food Safety & Bio-Security, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA; 4 Department of Biology, Missouri Baptist University, Saint Louis, MO 63141, USA
J Appl Phycol, DOI 10.1007/s10811-015-0652-z (2015)

The Circadian Oscillator in Synechococcus Elongatus Controls Metabolite Partitioning During Diurnal Growth
Spencer Diamond, Darae Jun, Benjamin E. Rubin, and Susan S. Golden
University of California, San Diego
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2015)

The Effect of Diel Temperature and Light Cycles on the Growth of Nannochloropsis oculata in a Photobioreactor Matrix
Bojan Tamburic1*., Supriya Guruprasad1., Dale T. Radford1, Mila’n Szabo’ 1, Ross McC Lilley1, Anthony W. D. Larkum1, Jim B. Franklin1, David M. Kramer2, Susan I. Blackburn3, John A. Raven1,4, Martin Schliep1, Peter J. Ralph1
1 Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; 2 Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America; 3 Marine and Atmospheric Research, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; 4 Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Scotland, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 9(1): e86047. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086047 (2014)

University of Technology, Sydney (Video)

…More PBR101 User Publications (3rd party download)

Gas Transfer Controls Carbon Limitation During Biomass Production by Marine Microalgae.

Self-adjusting light harvesting antenna: New ways to deal with the hazards of harnessing sunlight.

Application of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in cultivation of phototrophic microalgae: current state and perspectives.

Increasing Growth and Productivity of Microalgae for Pharmaceutical Products

The essential gene set of a photosynthetic organism



Impact of nitrogen limitation on biomass, photosynthesis, and lipid accumulation in Chlorella sorokiniana

The circadian oscillator in Synechococcus elongatus controls metabolite partitioning during diurnal growth

Characterization of nutrient removal and microalgal biomass production on an industrial waste-stream by application of the decelerationstat technique

Algae for Conversion of Manure Nutrients to Animal Feed: Evaluation of Advanced Nutritional Value, Toxicity, and Zoonotic Pathogens

LANL – New Mexico Consortium Simulated Microalgal Biofuel Pond Production Environment

Productivity comparison between  AA 1 acre Growth Raceway Pond and Phenometrics PBR

Phenometrics Publications

A Review of Recent Advancements … Using the Bench-Top Photobioreactor
T.J. Alavosus, Ph.D. and M. G. Chaparian, Ph.D.
Phenometrics, Inc. 2727 Alliance Drive, Lansing MI 48910
Algal Biofuels, Biomass and Bioproductss, June 26-June 29, 2016, Paradise Point, San Diego CA, USA

Characterizing and Optimizing Lipid Production in Microalgae Using Matrixed Photobioreactors
T.J. Alavosus, Ph.D. and M. Chaparian, Ph.D.
Phenometrics, Inc., 2727 Alliance Drive, Lansing, MI 48910
Algae Biomass Summit, September 29 – October 2 2015, Marriott Washington Wardman Park, Washington, D.C., USA

Solving Algae’s Problems
T.J. Alavosus, Ph.D. and M. Chaparian, Ph.D.
Phenometrics, Inc., 2727 Alliance Drive, Lansing, MI 48910
Biofuels International, July/August 2014, Issue 4 Volume 8, pp. 69 – 70

Use of Phenometrics PBR101 Bench-Top Algal Photo Bioreactor for the Optimization and Prediction of Production Scale Yields
T.J. Alavosus, Ph.D.*, M. Chaparian, Ph.D., and M. Mugavero
Phenometrics, Inc., 2727 Alliance Drive, Lansing, MI 48910
4th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels, & Bioproducts, June 15-18 2014, Santa Fe Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM, USA

The Environmental Photobioreactor (ePBR): An Algal Culturing Platform for Simulating Dynamic Natural Environments
Please note that this paper makes reference to the “ePBR” which was the original prototype developed prior to the now commercially available PBR101.
Lucker, B. F., Hall, C. C., Zegarac, R., & Kramer, D. M. (2014)
Algal Research, 6, Part B, 242-249. doi: