Centers

CABS

Center for Advanced Biofuel Systems (CABS)

Director(s):

Richard Sayre (8/2009 - 9/2011); Jan Jaworski (10/2011 - 7/2014)
 

Lead Institution:

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
 

Years:

2009-2014


Mission:

To generate the fundamental knowledge required to increase the efficiency of photosynthesis and production of energy-rich molecules in plants.
 

Research Topics:

catalysis (homogeneous), catalysis (heterogeneous), solar (fuels), photosynthesis (natural and artificial), biofuels (including algae and biomass), bio-inspired, charge transport, carbon capture, synthesis (novel materials) 
 

Materials Studied:


MATERIALS: biological (DNA, protein)  
 

Experimental and Theoretical Methods:


multiscale modeling, next generation optimization methods
 

 

Partner Institutions:

  • Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
  • Michigan State University
  • New Mexico Consortium
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • University of Missouri - St. Louis
  • Washington State University 
 
 

 

BES Staff Contact:

Robert Stack
 
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