Biological Membrane Transport Engineering



!! PhD opportunity to grasp !!

BioPort is hiring: We are currently looking for a talented PhD-student to be hired on a project running for about 1 year, and willing to apply for a personal FWO scholarship to extend his/her research. Detailed information can be found… Continue Reading →

Congratulations to BioPort member Liv Teresa Muth!

Liv applied for a Strategic Research scholarship from the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) and this was granted last week. BioPort is happy to have Liv in the team for the next four years!

BioPort presented at SMYTE 37

BioPort member Silke Claus gave a presentation with the title “Exploring the transportome of the biosurfactant producer Starmerella bombicola” at the Small Meeting for Yeast Transport and Energetics (SMYTE) in Nove Hrady, Czech Republic. Find out more on this past… Continue Reading →

Read our most recent research paper

BioPort’s research paper “Redirecting the lipid metabolism of the yeast Starmerella bombicola from glycolipid to fatty acid production” was published in the Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, and can now be consulted online. Part of the work was also… Continue Reading →

Proud to announce our latest publication

As we could not find a nice review covering transport of hydrophobic compounds in yeast, we decided to write one ourselves. Silke Claus is the first author of this highly appreciated work. Read our manuscript “Protein-facilitated transport of hydrophobic molecules… Continue Reading →

BioPort presented at the latest Yeast Lipid Conference

BioPort member Sylwia Jezierska gave a talk at the latest Yeast Lipid Conference in Ljubljana. She presented the latest advaces of her PhD which are now submitted for publication.

BioPort at the LIST Tech Day in Luxembourg

Prof. Van Bogaert gave a plenary talk on synthetic biology and industrial biotechnology at the LIST Tech Day 2019 in Luxembourg last week (June 20, 2019).

Meet BioPort at the CBMnet closing event in Sheffield

BioPort members José Manuel Salvador López and Inge Van Bogaert will be present at the Crossing Biological Membrane Network (CBMnet) closing event in Sheffield, UK, 30 April – 2 May 2019. Find out more on the program here. Hope to… Continue Reading →

February 2019 BioPort kicks off a new project in collaboration with Université de Fribourg

First of February BioPort will kick off a novel research project named “Deciphering pathways of fatty acid efflux and their use to optimize microbial cell factories” in collaboration with the Roger Schneiter group in Switzerland, Université de Fribourg. More information… Continue Reading →

Congratulations to BioPort member Silke Claus!

BioPort member Silke Claus obtained a PhD scholarship of the Research Council – Flanders (FWO aspirant). This prestigious grant allows her to continue the development of a widely applicable export system for industrial biotech processes.

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