USDA-NIFA Grants Center Project to Develop a Novel Two-Stage Reactor for Syngas Fermentation

July 10, 2017
Atiyeh Center Project-article

Dr. Hasan Atiyeh, Associate Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at Oklahoma State University (OSU), Stillwater, OK, received a USDA-NIFA Center Award through the South Central Sun Grant Program to conduct a study on “A two-stage reactor and cell recycle system for enhanced alcohol production from syngas”. Dr. Atiyeh collaborates with Dr. Ralph Tanner from Read More

Deadline Extended: Submit Technical and Poster Session Abstracts for Bioeconomy 2017 by May 26!

May 19, 2017

Don’t miss your chance to present at Bioeconomy 2017: Domestic Resources for a Vibrant Future! The deadline to submit abstracts for the Bioeconomy 2017 Interactive Poster Session and Open Technical Session has been extended to May 26, 2017. This year’s poster session will again offer a platform to engage directly with conference attendees as all Read More

STENOFOLIA Gene Doubles Yield and Sugar Release in Switchgrass

April 6, 2017
Tadege press release-STF gene-1

One important source of renewable clean energy is lignocellulosic biomass from non-food perennial grasses such as switchgrass, which is a dedicated bioenergy feedstock in the U.S. Increasing the biomass yield and sugar release efficiency of switchgrass have been a major focus by genetic improvement research to meet the demands for a sustainable lignocellulosic fuel production Read More