Jay Keasling

Jay Keasling

Scientific Director

DTU BIOSUSTAIN
Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability

Technical University of Denmark

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Building Cederhuset, room xx

2970 Hørsholm

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2019
28 FEB

Brewing cannabinoids in yeast

Several chemical compounds found in cannabis (cannabinoids) have now been produced by genetically modified yeast, reports a paper published in Nature. This finding can potentially lead to improved and environmentally friendly therapeutic cannabinoids.

2018
26 OCT

Tampering with cellular fats holds great promise

Researchers have found a way to engineer the lipid composition of cell membranes. The method described in Science makes it easier to investigate how cells are regulated by their membrane composition. This could lead to optimized cell factories and better understanding of the role of lipids in metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Synthetic biology
21 AUG

CasPER - a new method for diversification of enzymes

Scientists have invented a new method that allows for flexible engineering of essential and nonessential enzymes without additional engineering.

21 MAR

Brewing Hoppy Beer Without the Hops

Scientific Director at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain), Jay Keasling, and his research group at UC Berkeley have used DNA-editing software to splice in genes from mint and basil plants to create a more sustainable pint.

2017
22 DEC

Scientists edit new book about synthetic metabolic pathways

Michael Krogh Jensen and Jay Keasling from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability has edited the new volume of Springer’s popular ‘Methods in Molecular Biology’ series format.

2016
29 NOV

3 Directors on Thomson Reuters' highly cited list – again

3 Scientific Directors from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability appear – for the second year in a row – on the Thomson Reuters list of highly cited researchers.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology