New publication within P4SB

Phasin interactome reveals the interplay of PhaF with the polyhydroxyalkanoate transcriptional regulatory protein PhaD in Pseudomonas putida

The article "Phasin interactome reveals the interplay of PhaF with the polyhydroxyalkanoate transcriptional regulatory protein PhaD in Pseudomonas putida" is published in the journal Environmental Microbiology.

The article was published by Natalia A. Tarazona et al. in July 2020.

Congratulations to all involved!

Curious? Find out more about this article on the Environmental Microbiology website and on our publications page!

P4SB project as key innovator in the section “Exploring”

Fighting the plastic crisis with synthetic biology tools and circular recycling

We are happy to announce that KETBIO expert evaluators have ranked our project as a flagship and as one of the TOP TEN in EU Biotechnology. (P4SB among the top 5!)
The P4SB story and an interview with Prof. Blank are featured in KETBIO`s flagship booklet which can be found here.

Congratulation to the participants of P4SB project!

New publication within P4SB

Biocatalytic Degradation Efficiency of Postconsumer Polyethylene Terephthalate Packaging Determined by Their Polymer Microstructures

The article "Biocatalytic Degradation Efficiency of Postconsumer Polyethylene Terephthalate Packaging Determined by Their Polymer Microstructures" is published in the journal Advanced Science.

The article was published by Ren Wei et al. in May 2019.

Congratulations to all involved!

Curious? Find out more about this article on the Advanced Science News website and on our publications page!

Another publication within P4SB

Characterization of Context-Dependent Effects on Synthetic Promoters

The article "Characterization of Context-Dependent Effects on Synthetic Promoters" is published in the journal Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology.

The article was published by Sebastian Köbbing, Lars M. Blank and Nick Wierckx in June 2020.

Congratulations to all involved!

Curious? Find out more about this article on our publications page!

New publication within P4SB

Dissecting the Polyhydroxyalkanoate-Binding Domain of the PhaF Phasin: Rational Design of a Minimized Affinity Tag

The article "Dissecting the Polyhydroxyalkanoate-Binding Domain of thePhaF Phasin: Rational Design of a Minimized Affinity Tag" is published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

The article was published by Aranzazu Mato and Francisco G. Blanco in June 2020.

Congratulations to all involved!

Curious? Find out more about this article on our publications page!

From Plastic Waste to Plastic Value using Pseudomonas putida

Science Circle Lecture with Prof. Dr. Lars M. Blank on January 29, 2020, 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

The DWIH New Delhi, along with RWTH Aachen University and IIT Madras, is organising a Science Circle Lecture with Prof. Dr. Lars M. Blank on the topic: From Plastic Waste to Plastic Value using Pseudomonas putida, on 29th January 2020.

Venue: Hall III, IC &SR Building, IIT Madras, Chennai

The full program and more information about this event can be accessed via the DWIH New Delhi website.

Malaysia has sent back tons of plastic waste to rich countries, saying it won't be their 'garbage dump'

CNN recently published a very interesting news story titled "Malaysia has sent back tons of plastic waste to rich countries, saying it won't be their 'garbage dump'". It was written by Rob Picheta, for CNN, and is accompanied by a short video report with the title "Malaysia drowning in plastic".

Curious? Go check out the article here!

MIPLACE: Microbial Integration of PLAstics in the Circular Economy

Soprema recycles PET to produce polyol

BATIRAMA reports on the Soprema project MIPLACE with well-researched information. The article also includes an interview with Pierre-Étienne Bindschedler, President of the Soprema Group!

Curious? Find out more here (in French)!

P4SB presented as "Best-of-Biotech"

P4SB presented as "Best-of-Biotech" case studies at the KETBIO biobased industry-stakeholder conference BBI JU Stakeholder Forum 2019

On December 4th, the BBI JU Stakeholder Forum 2019 brought together the bio-based industries community and facilitated open discussion on the impact, achievements and strategic direction of bio-based Industries, as well as the latest developments in the bio-based industries sector.

Read the Business Brief about P4SB here

New P4SB-affiliated publication

Laboratory evolution reveals the metabolic and regulatory basis of ethylene glycol metabolism by Pseudomonas putida KT2440

The P4SB-affiliated publications "Laboratory evolution reveals the metabolic and regulatory basis of ethylene glycol metabolism by Pseudomonas putida KT2440" written by Wing-Jin Li, Lahiru N. Jayakody, Mary Ann Franden, Matthias Wehrmann, Tristan Daun, Bernhard Hauer, Lars M. Blank, Gregg T. Beckham, Janosch Klebensberger and Nick Wierckx has recently been published.

It can be accessed here.