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19th Annual Meeting of US-EC Biotechnology Task Force
Published: July 13, 2009
Posted: July 27, 2009

Since 1990, the US-EC Task Force on Biotechnology Research has been coordinating transatlantic efforts to promote research on biotechnology and its applications for the benefit of society. The 19th meeting of the Task Force was held May 21-22, 2009 at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Drs. Anna Palmisano and David Thomassen represented the DOE and reported, respectively, on working group on Environmental Biotechnology and on Biobased Products and Bio-Energy. The Task Force took tours of DOE's Molecular Foundry, DOE's nanoscience user facility at LBNL, and the Joint Bioenergy Institute (JBEI), DOE's bioenergy research center at LBNL. More information on the Task Force can be found here.

Contact: David Thomassen, SC-23, 301-903-9817
Topic Areas:

  • Research Area: Sustainable Biofuels and Bioproducts
  • Research Area: DOE Bioenergy Research Centers (BRC)
  • Cross-Cutting: Lectures, Awards, and Recognition

Division: SC-23 BER


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