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Joint Biology and Biochemistry Departments Lecture: TerraCotta BioBattery
Start Date: 10/29/2013Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 10/29/2013End Time: 2:00 PM

Event Description:

Joint Biology and Biochemistry Departments Lecture: TerraCotta BioBattery 

Location: Sawyer 423

Peter Weigele is a Senior Scientist at New England Biolabs. His work focuses on the application of biotechnology to sustainable energy. His lab is developing a Personal Bioreactor– a compost-powered microbial fuel cell (MFC) for off-grid lighting and low-power applications. In addition, his group is engineering an “Electric coli”, an E. coli strain capable of producing electricity from glucose and similar electron donors. Free and open to the public; refreshments will be provided.

Contact Information:
Name: Celeste Peterson
Intended Audience:
  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Staff
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Sponsor(s):
  • College of Arts & Sciences

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