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Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Biotechnology, biofuels, biocatalysts, fermentation, food microbiology


The research interests of Mark A. Eiteman are in fermentation and biotechnology with emphasis on microbial processes to generate fuels and chemicals. He has special interests in nutrient-limited processes, which can be used very effectively to drive a metabolic network toward a particular biochemical product.  Dr. Eiteman focuses on…

We study CRISPR-Cas immune systems that protect prokaryotes from viruses and provide powerful research tools for important biotechnology and biomedical applications.

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