Navigation Links
Regional partnership to develop algal biofuels gets backing of San Diego leaders
Date:4/28/2009

San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders today joined UC San Diego Chancellor Marye Anne Fox, local scientists and industry leaders to announce their support for a regional partnership designed to develop innovative ways to turn algae into biofuels.

Speaking at a news conference on the UC San Diego campus, Mayor Sanders and others said the San Diego region, now home to more than 500 biotechnology companies, could become a major center for renewable energy development, as scientists from UC San Diego, The Scripps Research Institute and other local research institutions join with their industry counterparts in a broad-scale research effort to develop advanced transportation fuels from algae.

These scientists recently established the San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology, or "SD-CAB." The primary goal of the center is to create a national facility capable of developing and implementing innovative research solutions for the commercialization of fuel production from algae.

"By sharing and facilitating the interactions of these multiple researchers through this center, we hope to make sustainable algae-based fuel production and carbon dioxide abatement a reality within the next five to ten years," said Chancellor Fox. "This consortium will strengthen our ability to obtain grants and attract resources to the area. Algal biofuels will allow us to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and other economies, and will provide opportunities for a new economy and workforce."

"San Diego has a unique combination of life science research institutions, biotechnology companies and venture capital support to lead the nation in the development of this environmentally friendly source of transportation fuel," said Mayor Sanders. "As the algal biofuel industry develops, we are confident that San Diego will become a major center for renewable energy development."

This effort, which will mean more jobs and economic activity in San Diego, is already h
'/>"/>

Contact: Kim McDonald
kmcdonald@ucsd.edu
858-534-7572
University of California - San Diego
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related biology news :

1. UD named a regional research participant in National Children’s Study
2. Brown hosts regional bioengineering conference
3. Regional nuclear conflict would create near-global ozone hole, says CU-Boulder study
4. Titanium Group to Attend Regional ICT Meeting in Thailand
5. Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle to receive Regional Policy Award from ESA
6. Regional Law Enforcement Data Exchange System Expands
7. New partnership offers outsourced R&D in membrane biology
8. UD hosts conference on knowledge-based partnerships Nov. 2
9. Elsevier announces new journal partnership for 2008
10. Emory, Ohio State launch partnership in predictive and personalized health care
11. United Water, in partnership with Stevens, wins Management Innovation Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Regional partnership to develop algal biofuels gets backing of San Diego leaders
(Date:9/22/2014)... Ill. Antarctic fishes that manufacture their own ... Ocean also suffer an unfortunate side effect, researchers ... their bodies resist melting even when temperatures warm. ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ... an undesirable consequence of the evolution of antifreeze ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... burn in Khabarovsk Krai, a territory occupying the coastline of ... plumes of smoke mark active fires. The smoke, which appears ... Sea of Okhotsk. Taiga and tundra are found ... central depression, and deciduous forests are the natural vegetation in ... in the summer, the 2014 wildfire season appears to be ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... may be at greater risk for stress-related diseases ... according to a new study by Brandeis University. ... trigger biological responses similar to the effects of ... is an important part of our body,s healing ... life-threatening diseases. , In a recently published ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Study: Antifreeze proteins in Antarctic fishes prevent freezingand melting 2Study: Antifreeze proteins in Antarctic fishes prevent freezingand melting 3Obesity and stress pack a double hit for health 2
... in preserving and promoting a healthy cardiovascular system than ... researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. ... the scientific journal Hypertension, was led by David D. ... medicine and physiology, and senior associate dean of research ...
... the red jungle fowl, but new research from Uppsala University ... more complicated than that. The researchers mapped ... found to their surprise that this genetic heredity derives from ... study is being published today in the Web edition of ...
... Option for Voluntary Use of Biometrics, WASHINGTON, ... Legal Workforce today applauded the introduction of,legislation viewed ... system and to helping prevent unauthorized,employment, a key ... The New Employee Verification Act (NEVA) introduced today ...
Cached Biology News:New study shows low-fat diets more likely to reduce risk of heart disease than low-carb diets 2Darwin was wrong about the wild origin of the chicken 2HR Initiative Endorses Bill to Create an Effective, Mandatory Federal Employment Verification System 2HR Initiative Endorses Bill to Create an Effective, Mandatory Federal Employment Verification System 3
(Date:9/22/2014)... METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to launch ... CNS110 ScanTape™ . Replacing a traditional tape ... ease and accuracy for transport and logistics personnel. ... productivity—an important benefit for load planning and revenue ... , Usable at any point in goods-transfer ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... the University of Basel in Switzerland have succeeded ... charged molecule for the first time. These extremely ... of molecular properties and may also contribute to ... The results were published in the scientific journal ... of the interaction between matter and light, is ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... and PITTSFIELD, Massachusetts, USA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 ... for the prestigious 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics ... product inventions from the multi-billion dollar optics and photonics ... society for optics and photonics , and Photonics ... as well as the versatility of photonics, said SPIE ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... (Nasdaq: ITMN ) today announced that it ... litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to ... August 22, 2014, among Roche Holdings, Inc., Klee Acquisition ... Memorandum of Understanding, the Company agreed to make certain ... the amendment to the Company,s Schedule 14D-9 to be ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ScanTape™ Handheld Dimensioner Increases Processing Volume 2Uncovering the forbidden side of molecules 2Entry deadline is 10 October for international photonics Prism Awards 2Entry deadline is 10 October for international photonics Prism Awards 3Entry deadline is 10 October for international photonics Prism Awards 4InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 2InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 3InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 4InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 5InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 6InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 7InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 8InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 9InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 10InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 11InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 12InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 13InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 14InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 15InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 16InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 17InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 18InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 19
... MATK ) today announced its financial results ... 2008. Revenues for the fourth,quarter were $90.4 million, up ... 2007. Net income was $10.5 million, or $0.31 per ... with $18.3 million, or $0.55 per,diluted share, in last ...
... Myngle,( http://www.myngle.com ), the global language platform, ... at the Europe Unlimited,s European Venture Summit,(EVS) ( ... EVS is a showcase for the most ... energy entrepreneurs from all over Europe to meet,and ...
... Health-focused social networks,blogs, wikis and community ... but can be their biggest opportunities. A ... discuss increasing,importance of reputation monitoring and management ... User Generated Content and Enhancing its Impact,on ...
Cached Biology Technology:Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 2Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 3Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 4Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 5Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 6Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 7Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 8Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 9Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 10Martek Announces Fourth Quarter and FY 2008 Financial Results 11Myngle Best ICT Company at the European Ventures Summit 2Exclusive Conference on Managing Your Online Brand: Shaping the Noise from the Blogosphere 2
Human M-CSF...
Human IL-19 MAb (Clone 152112)...
Mouse Activin RIB/ALK-4 MAb (Clone 207304)...
... (1995) This book contains up ... current issues relating to the aetiology and ... have been made recently which greatly improve ... molecular neuropathology through clinical and diagnostic aspects, ...
Biology Products: