Jim Tiedje at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Jim Tiedje of Michigan State University on "Tackling Metagenomics' Largest Challenge: The Great Prairie Project" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Zhong Wang at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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DOE JGI's Zhong Wang on "Massive Discovery of Biomass Degrading Genes and Genomes in Rumen" at the 6th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Tom Juenger at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Tom Juenger of the University of Texas at Austin on "The Physiological Changes of Panicum: Exploring Switchgrass Responses to Climate Change" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Dan Distel at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Dan Distel of Ocean Genome Legacy on "How to Eat a Wooden Ship: A Genomic View of Wood-Eating Bacterial Endosymbiosis in the Shipworm Bankia setacea" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Tissue Culture of Jatropha curcas

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report on the project done to develop tissue culture protocol for the mass propagation of high oil-yielding varieties of Jatropha adaptable to the Philippines. Specifically, the project determined the following: (1) sterilization scheme for tissues for culture, (2) best/most responsive tissue/explant for culture, (3) appropriate medium for callus formation, shoot induction and rooting, (4) incubation or culture conditions (light, temperature, photoperiod) for growth and development of...

Pam Silver at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Pam Silver of Harvard University on "Designing Biological Systems for Sustainability and Programmed Environmental Interface" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Jim Bristow at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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DOE JGI Deputy Director Jim Bristow on the Community Sequencing Program at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Gerry Tuskan at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Gerry Tuskan of Oak Ridge National Laboratory on "Resequencing in Populus: Towards Genome Wide Association Genetics" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Waste-to-Energy & Anaerobic Digestion

submitted by: axchow

A look at waste to energy system designs. More specifically anaerobic digestion in wastewater treatment facilities to produce different types of energy. The site of this case study is the Southeast Wastewater Treatment facility in the Hunters Point district of San Francisco, CA.

JGI Science @ the Lesher: "The Future of Fuel"

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The kickoff event of the "JGI Science at the Lesher" series featured a panel consisting of Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) CEO Jay Keasling, DOE Joint Genome Institute Deputy Director Jim Bristow, and DOE JGI Staff Scientist Susannah Tringe, who are developing ways to convert the solar energy stored in plants into liquid transportation fuels. The panel was moderated by KTVU Channel 2 Health and Science Editor John Fowler moderated a panel consisting of The event took place at the Lesher...