There are 16 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Ducat Lab".
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- 1. [LINK] Ducat featured as essential reading for stemming the tide of trash
The Ducat lab's research on bioplastics is featured in a recent article in the online publication, The Conversation.
- By By The Conversation
- 2. [VIDEO] How bacteria organize their factories, and what it means for a bioeconomy
MSU scientists report how cyanobacteria line up their CO2-fixing factories within them in a system that works like Velcro. The research is part of an effort to control and repurpose these factories to make products for human consumption.
- By By Igor Houwat, Danny Ducat
- 3. MSU 2017 team wins silver medal at synthetic biology competition
MSU’s second-ever iGEM team earned a Silver Medal for a new technology that can detect dangerous contaminants in the environment.
- By By Bjoern Hamberger, Igor Houwat
- 4. Better together: a bacteria community creates biodegradable plastic with sunlight
The cooperative works like an assembly line and is relatively cheap to run. Future products could include medicine, even food for Martian outposts.
- By Igor Houwat, Taylor Weiss
- 5. Perspectives on building nanofactories for energy and medical uses
Scientists are learning how bacterial nanofactories are constructed in nature. Recent experiments show we could engineer their building blocks into new structures, for useful applications.
- By Igor Houwat, Eric Young
- 6. Taylor Weiss to join Arizona State University in August
Taylor will be Assistant Professor in the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, researching the design of artificial and synthetic algae-bacteria consortia for scaled production of bioproducts.
- 7. 2017 Anton Lang Memorial Award Winners Announced
Clement Aussignargues and Joshua MacCready have won the 2017 Anton Lang Memorial Award.
- By By Igor Houwat
- 8. How cyanobacteria define their middle point
The mechanism promotes cell division to ensure daughter cells are healthy and of equal size.
- By By Joshua MacCready, Danny Ducat, Igor Houwat
- 9. Molecular velcro boosts microalgae's potential in biofuel industrial applications
Derek Fedeson from the Ducat lab has designed a system to attach cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, to yeast and other surfaces.
- 10. MSU students participate in premier synthetic biology competition
Eric Young, a grad student, reflects on MSU's first participation at iGEM, an international competition encouraging students to solve real-world challenges through genetically engineered biological systems.
- By By Eric Young
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