Can bacteria solve the plastic waste crisis?

Can bacteria solve the plastic waste crisis?

Tae Seok Moon, an environmental engineer at the McKelvey School of Engineering, plans to address the global plastic waste problem with a bacterium that would upcycle the plastic into a value-added chemical. His work got a boost from a three-year $861,571 U.S. Department of Energy grant.

Postdoc wins training grant

Joe Rowles, a postdoctoral research associate working with Gary Patti in chemistry in Arts & Sciences, won a Molecular Oncology Training Grant to support his participation in the Siteman Cancer Center’s Cancer Biology Pathway Program.
Pakrasi to work on positive  farming effort

Pakrasi to work on positive farming effort

Himadri Pakrasi, the George William and Irene Koechig Freiberg Professor in biology in Arts & Sciences, received a $75,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to support greenhouse gas reduction initiatives.
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