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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).

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.

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 →

!! 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 →

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