Producing two biofuels from Isochrysis algae

Producing two biofuels from Isochrysis algae

Researchers Greg O’Neil of Western Washington University and www.fundaciocatalunyaestat.cat Chris Reddy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), have exploited an unusual and untapped class of chemical compounds in the microalgae Isochrysis to synthesize both biodiesel and jet fuel, in parallel. The new study was…

NSF Awards WWU Professor $430K for Algal Research

Bellingham, Washington–based Western Washington University Associate Professor of Chemistry Greg O’Neil has been awarded a five-year, $430,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Faculty…