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Biofuels Primer

The Biofuels Primer is a two-page, 11" x 17" color document with the following contents.

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Part 1: From Biomass to Cellulosic Ethanol. Depicts the process used to convert biomass (plant matter) into cellulosic ethanol and the improvements needed to optimize these processes.

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Part 2: Understanding Biomass: Plant Cell Walls. Explains plant cell-wall structure and some issues preventing their efficient conversion to ethanol.

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Bioenergy Research Centers 10-Year Retrospective: Breakthroughs and Impacts 2007-2017 [09/18]


  • Genomics-Enabled Plant Biology for Determination of Gene Function DE-FOA-0002601 [12/16/21]
  • Systems Biology-Enabled Microbiome Research to Facilitate Predictions of Interactions and Behavior in the Environment DE-FOA-0002602 [12/15/21]
  • Biosystems Design to Enable Safe Production of Next-Generation Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biomaterials DE-FOA-0002600 [12/13/21]
  • SBIR/STTR Funding Call for Climate, Energy and Scientific R&D DE-FOA-0002555 [12/13/21]
  • Quantum-Enabled Bioimaging and Sensing Approaches for Bioenergy DE-FOA-0002603 [11/15/21]
  • NAS Report: Quantum Science Concepts in Enhancing Sensing and Imaging Technologies: Applications for Biology. More »
  • JBEI's Jay Keasling named Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellow. More »
  • DOE BER Early Career Research Funding Opportunity Preapplications due Oct. 21. More »
  • Systems Biology of Bioenergy-Relevant Microbes Projects Awarded. [7/21] More »
  • BER Bioimaging Science Program announces new awards. [7/21] More »
  • DOE BER Request for Information – Responses due by 10- 31-21. More »
  • DOE BER Awards $45.5 Million [6/21] More »
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