Keasling Lab welcomes Megan Garber and Xiaozhou (David) Luo

October 7th, 2016 We’d like to announce and welcome two recent additions to our group: Megan Garber (grad student) and David Luo (postdoc). Megan will be conducting her PhD research in Comparative Biochemistry. She’s been working at JBEI for a few years now, and she recently made the decision to further her education by pursuing a PhD at Cal. David comes to us from the…

Publication Announcement

September 12, 2016 Congrats to Keasling labbers Ryan (1st author), Jesus, Jackie, and Mitch, JBEIer Amanda, and Keasling lab alumni Daniel and Shayne for the recent publication of their paper “Development of next generation synthetic biology tools for use in Streptomyces venezuelae” in ACS Synthetic Biology. The paper can be accessed here: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acssynbio.6b00202 DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00202

Publication Announcement

September 8, 2016 Congratulations to Drs. Anna Lechner and Satoshi Yuzawa on their recent publications! Anna, along with JBEI aluma Liz Brunk, wrote a review entitled “The Need for Integrated Approaches in Metabolic Engineering” that was published in Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. The article can be accessed here: http://cshperspectives.cshlp.org/content/early/2016/08/13/cshperspect.a023903.full.pdf+html DOI: 10.1101/cshperspect.a023903 Satoshi’s paper, entitled “Comprehensive in Vitro Analysis of Acyltransferase Domain Exchanges in Modular Polyketide Synthases…