Roy Curtiss of Arizona State honored for biofuel work
Several of Arizona State University’s faculty members were recently appointed university professors, including Roy Curtiss, a professor in the School of Life Sciences and the director of the Centers for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology and Microbial Genetic Engineering in the Biodesign Institute. His research uses microbial genetic manipulation to address problems of global concern. Some of his recent research emphasizes the design and construction of cyanobacterial strains to maximize production of biofuels and biofuel precursors.
Note also US patent application: PHOTOSYNTHETIC MICROORGANISMS EXPRESSING THERMOSTABLE LIPASE