Microbial transport system engineering to promote membrane crossing in a SynBio context



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.

Another BioPort publication is now available online

Check out our invited review on Yeast Glycolipid Biosurfactants published in FEBS Letters here. This manuscript is part of the special issue on Yeast Lipids, edited by Prof. Wilhelm Just. (click on the title to be able to activate the… Continue Reading →

Prof. Van Bogaert will give an invited talk at the 3rd Lund Symposium on lignocellulose valorisation

On 9 and 10 November, Lund University (Sweden) organizes its third Symposium on lignocellulose valorisation: Agricultural biomass in the bioeconomy. Prof. Van Bogaert is invited to give a talk on “Biosurfactant production in yeast“. Find out more here.

Our critical review on sophorolipid synthesis is now available online

Our latest publication “Sophorolipid production by yeasts: a critical review of the literature and suggestions for future research” is now available online.

BioPort is partner in a COST Action Proposal

BioPort is part of the international consortium that submitted the proposal “Optimizing Transporters in Microbial Manufacturing” to the COST Open Call OC-2017-1. We keep our fingers crossed for approval!

Meet BioPort at the CBMnet event in Edinburgh

BioPort members Sylwia Jezierska and Silke Claus will attend the CBMnet and BioCatNet joint meeting on import and export of small molecules for biocatalysis, held in Edinburgh, September 12-13.

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