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Future fuels are based on baker’s yeast

By Martina on January 22, 2018

A new strategy based on gene deletion resulted in over-production of fatty acids by yeast. Results published in PNAS

The full article “Future fuels are based on baker’s yeast” is available on Chalmers website.

Yeast can be engineered to create protein pharmaceuticals

By Martina on December 11, 2017

Work on protein secretion published in Nature Communication

The full article “Yeast can be engineered to create protein pharmaceuticals” is available on Chalmers website.

Eric and Sheila Samson Prize

By Martina in awards on November 6, 2017

Jens Nielsen received the Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation. More details are available on the CfB website.

Gold Medal

By Martina in award on November 6, 2017

Jens Nielsen received the Gold Medal from the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

ENI Award 2017

By Martina in award on October 6, 2017

Jens Nielsen received the ENI Award 2017 (on CfB website and Twitter)

Molecular Frontiers Symposium

By Martina in presentation on July 10, 2017

Jens Nielsen’s presentation at the Molecular Frontiers Symposium in Stockholm is available on YouTube.

Jens in GP

By Martina in research on May 8, 2017

Jens Nielsen’s research covered in GP (Göteborgs-Posten)

Swedish Diabetes Association award

By Martina in award on May 2, 2017

Leif Väremo’s thesis entitled “Systems Biology of Type 2 Diabetes in Skeletal Muscle” was selected as the best preclinical thesis by the Swedish Diabetes Association.

Adjunct Professor

By Martina on April 24, 2017

Jens Nielsen was appointed as Adjunct Professor at Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China

Honorary Professor

By Martina on April 24, 2017

Jens Nielsen was appointed Honorary Professor at East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China