We have a pre-print out in bioRxiv: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.10.22.350355v1 Wherein we investigated salt-stress effects in conventional and non-conventional yeasts and show that potassium-sodium interactions can improve cellular fitness and productivity in some #yeasts #Biotechnology
ERA Chair in Synthetic Biology is co-organizing the 3rd Bioinnovation Days event in Tartu. Bioinnovation Days 2020 will take place on October 24th in DELTA building, Tartu, Estonia. Bioinnovation Days is a bio-hackathon event, where mentors will help you to develop your entrepreneurial ideas and you will have the opportunity […]
Read about our group and research activities in a recently published article in an Estonian Research Council hosted web portal Research in Estonia.
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ERA Chair in Synthetic Biology (SynBioTEC) together with their collaborators from UNICAMP, Brazil, and Chalmers, Sweden, published a research paper in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. The paper describes lipid and carotenoid accumulation in a non-conventional yeast Roduthorula toruloides on three different carbon sources and four C/N ratios, where metabolic bottlenecks […]
ERA Chair of SynBioTEC Petri Lahtvee became a member of the Editorial Board for the journal FEMS Yeast Research. The leading journal in its field, FEMS Yeast Research bridges the gap between pure and applied research on conventional and non-conventional yeasts and yeast-like organisms. FEMS Yeast Research aims to ensure efficient publication of […]
Petri Lahtvee was introducing the strategic plan of the Estonian Center for Synthetic Biology and how it contributes to the Estonian and Nordic Bioeconomy strategy at the VTT organized Synthetic Biology seminar ‘Living factories – Carbon Neutrality with Synthetic Biology’, held on September 18, 2019, in Espoo, Finland. More information […]
We are glad that another COST Action with our participation on NON-CONVENTIONAL YEASTS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF BIOPRODUCTS received funding. We are looking forward for the collaboration.
FEBS3+ is a FEBS supported regional conference, where at least 3 geographically close member states have to participate. In 2019 FEBS3+ conference will be held in Riga and organized together with Lithuanian and Estonian Biochemical societies. SynBioTEC ERA Chair Petri Lahtvee was giving a talk and introduced the advances in […]
Dainis Ivanovs from the Scinece and Technology program and Martin Põhjakivi from the Informatics program defended their Bachelor degree with the thesis work developed in SynBio group. Congrats to both of you!