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Society for Biological Engineering (SBE)

SBE is a global technological community that promotes the integration of engineering with biology and realize its benefits through bioprocessing, biomedical, and biomolecular applications. SBE provides opportunities for interaction of engineers and scientists, develops products and services bring value to the broad biological engineering community, and infuses awareness of biological engineering among all functions and activities of AIChE.

Forest Bioproducts Division (FBP)

The Forest Bioproducts Division promotes knowledge sharing and networking on topics dealing with products obtained from forest resources and other lignocellulosic materials.

Juice Up Your Electronics, Literally

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Imagine you're on a backpacking trip high atop the Sierra Nevadas. You were dying to test out your amateur photography skills but in the rush of getting ready for the trip, you...

Sustainability in (Bio)Pharmaceuticals

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This meeting will bring together thought-leaders from the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. The meeting's goal is to allow engineers in these industries to assess...

Bioconversion of Methane

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Developing biological processes that yield bio-fuels that that are devoid of oxygen moieties, and thus don't need to be upgraded, is some of the current work that is going on at...

Buckeyballs Found in Space by NASA Telescope

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Buckeyballs are soccer-ball shaped carbon molecules that were first observed in in a laboratory 25 years ago. NASA reports that these elusive carbon molecules were spotted in...

SBE Conference on Electrofuels Research

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SBE's Conference on Electrofuels Research will bring together the nation's key players in energy innovation: engineers, scientists, venture capital investors, technology...

Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

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As the longest running green chemistry conference in the United States, GC&E invites scientists, decision-makers, students, and advocates to come together, compare findings,...

The Heart Beats Again?

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Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles just peeled back some of the mystery shrouding the heart to prove the potential for stem cell use in repairing heart...

November 2013 CEP Preview

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This month, a special supplement on biochemical engineering with a focus on the work of D. I. C. Wang, founder of the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE).

Systems Metabolic Engineering Breakthrough

Posted by Jonathan Monk on
Professor Sang Yup Lee at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) led the team that engineered E. coli to produce PLA. They developed a one-stage process...

Man Creates Synthetic Life

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When you think of synthetic life, how many of you conjure up an image of Bishop 341-B, from the 1986 science fiction film Aliens or do you think of the largely genetic focused...

A New View of Cancer

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For decades, researcher Mina Bissell pursued a revolutionary idea: a cancer cell doesn't automatically become a tumor, but rather, depends on surrounding cells for cues on how to...

Skin Cream that Repairs DNA

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The cosmetics industry has long touted creams that miraculously penetrate the skin to renew and invigorate, but generally speaking, the skin is a rather tough barrier that resists...

Immune Cells Engineered to Resist HIV

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Researchers at Stanford have devised a new way of engineering key cells of the immune system to resist HIV, according to a report issued yesterday by the university.
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