Earth Sciences Division (ESD) Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

ARPA-E Projects

ESD's three ARPA-E projects aim at developing biological systems for direct conversion of CO2 or CH4 toliquid transportation fuels.

  • Microbial Electrocatalysis. Development of an integrated Microbial Electrocatalytic (MEC) System for Liquid Biofuel Production from CO2 - PI, Steve Singer, Co-PI, Harry Beller. More about this project ...

  • FOLIUM - Installation of Hydrocarbon Accmulating Pathways in Tobacco - PI, Christer Jansson. More about FOLIUM here and here ...

  • METHYLASE - Enzyme Engineering for Direct Conversion of Methane to Liquid Transportation Fuels - PI, Christer Jansson. More about METHYLASE ...