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New BioPort’s Review

BioPort’s research paper “Microbial fatty acid transport proteins and their biotechnological potential” has been published in Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Due to the hydrophobic nature of fatty acids, the cellular mechanisms involved in their transport greatly diverge from those of soluble… Continue Reading →

New BioPort’s Review

BioPort’s research paper “The role of transport proteins in the production of microbial glycolipid biosurfactants” has been published in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. Key points: • Transporters are directly and indirectly involved in microbial glycolipid synthesis.• Yeast glycolipid transporters are… Continue Reading →

New BioPort Publication

BioPort’s research paper “Identification and importance of mitochondrial citrate carriers and ATP citrate lyase for glycolipid production in Starmerella bombicola” has been published in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. Key Points: • Starmerella bombicola is an industrially relevant microbial cell factory… Continue Reading →

New Publication in Applied Genetics and Biotechnology

BioPort’s research paper “Identification and importance of mitochondrial citrate carriers and ATP citrate lyase for glycolipid production in Starmerella bombicola” has been published in Applied Genetics and Biotechnology. Key Points: • Starmerella bombicola is an industrially relevant microbial cell factory… Continue Reading →

Warm welcome to our new colleague: Liam Jenkins

Although we haven’t physically met yet in these Corona-times, we wish to welcome our newest colleague Liam Jenkins! Hopefully we can share the lab soon. Want to know more about Liam? Check out our Team page.

Warm welcome to our new colleague: Liv Muth

BioPort is expanding; a very warm welcome to our new colleague Liv Muth. Want to know more about her and her topic? Check out our Team page.

!! PhD opportunity to grasp !!

The BioPort group from Ghent University is currently looking for a talented: PhD-student to be hired on a project running for 2-years, and willing to apply for a personal FWO scholarship to extend his/her research. BioPort is a young and dynamic… Continue Reading →

!! PhD opportunity to grasp !!

The BioPort group from Ghent University is currently looking for a talented: PhD-student to be hired on a project running for 4-years, and eager to obtain a PhD. BioPort is a young and dynamic research group at the Faculty of… Continue Reading →

BioPort @Sint-Lodewijkscollege Brugge: to enthuse a new generation of scientists!

I am proud to have presented our line of research to my previous high school at the ‘Dag van de Wetenschap’ @ Sint-Lodewijkscollege Brugge. Hopefully I inspired some of the young students in joining the synthetic biology community. Silke

Welcome to the new trainees!

The BioPort team has expanded: a very big welcome to our new trainees Magriet Bosman and Youtha Van Den Eynde!

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