Welcome to the Dueber Lab

The Dueber Lab develops strategies for introducing designable, modular control over living cells. We are particularly interested in generating technologies for improving engineered metabolic pathway efficiency and directing flux. Our projects have applications in the development of biofuels, specialty chemicals, and environmentally friendly processes.

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  • CNET – The Surprising Science of Blue Jeans

    CNET picked up John Dueber’s indigo research for a piece in the Sci-Tech section as a follow up to the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) “Reactions” YouTube series video on how jeans become blue.

    Writer Michael Franco‘s piece gives a bigger picture of indigo’s story by connecting its Gold Rush past and its eco-friendly future.  Check out the ACS video below and ...

  • 2015 Meet the Bakar Fellows a Success!

    On March 18 Dr. Dueber presented his innovative indigo research project and met with several prominent industry leaders at the 2015 Meet the Bakar Fellows event hosted at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco.

    Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from around the Bay collaborated with the Bakar Fellows to discuss how Berkeley’s innovative research can fill current and potential ...

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