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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

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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

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Cold Spring Harbor Selects John Dueber to Teach Cutting-Edge MoClo Strategy

The 2015 Cold Spring Harbor Summer Course in Synthetic Biology has just announced UC Berkeley’s John Dueber as one of their upcoming instructors.Professor Dueber will be teaching a cutting-edge modular cloning (MoClo) Golden Gate strategy for rapidly synthesizing multi-gene devices. The

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Green Blue Jeans – Bakar Fellows Feature

Greener Blue Jeans, the Bakar Fellows Program’s February 2015 feature news piece, covers Dr. Dueber’s explorations into finding novel and cleaner ways to color blue jeans. Read the full article below and click on the link for more stories about

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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,

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Cell-free protein synthesis: Search for the happy middle

Biotechnology Journal Russ, Z.N., Dueber, J.E. Abstract Cell-free protein synthesis (CFPS) is a versatile technique gaining popularity because it allows researchers access to on-demand production of proteins. This Commentary by Zachary Russ and John Dueber discusses the latest research article

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Dueber Lab receives Bakar Fellowship!

Dr. Dueber is now one of only five chosen to be a 2014 – 2015 Bakar Fellows. This prestigious award was given on behalf of Dueber Lab’s work with Indigo and the Greener Blue Jeans project. The Bakar Fellows Program offers

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Congratulations Class of 2014–Go Bears!

Congratulations to all the amazing Bioengineering graduates. Commencement took place Sunday, May 18th, and Dueber Lab is so proud of our graduates!

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Congrats to Will, Bernardo, and Ramya for their accomplishments at the SynBERC Retreat!

Congratulations to Will for winning the SynBERC poster award, and to Bernardo and Ramya for receiving honorable mention. Thank you for all your hard work; Dueber Lab is proud!

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Ryan Protzko has won the NSF Fellowship!

Ryan will be receiving the 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. Great work Ryan!

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