Bowman Clark

Bowman Clark

Jul 07, 2016

Group 6 Copy 66
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    We are engineering two strains of E. coli: one to uptake phosphorus so as to prevent toxic algal growth in lakes and streams and another to express electrically conductive projections, known as nanowires, in order to generate energy from organic waste. By expressing these genes in E. coli - a model organism - we hope to provide a platform for further study in agriculture, the environment, and alternative energy.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Can cockroaches help us cure tularemia?

    Tularemia is a deadly disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (Ft). This bacterium is also a...

    Identifying genes to stop sarcomas in kids and dogs

    Sarcomas are life-threatening, often untreatable cancers that disproportionately affect dogs and children. We...

    Backer Badge Funded