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 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 →
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 →
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 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.
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).
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 →
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 →
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.