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Prof. Javier Izquierdo Presents Talk on Genomes of Novel Microbes

Dr. Javier Izquierdo, assistant professor of biology, will be giving a talk titled “Descubrimiento y desarrollo de nuevos clostridios celulolíticos para la producción de biocombustibles” (Discovery and development of novel cellulolytic clostridia for the production of biofuels) at the XI Congreso Nacional de Biotecnología y Bioingeniería in Guadalajara, Mexico on June 25.

Dr. Izquierdo will be discussing research in his lab exploring the genomes of novel microbes, looking for clues that explain their unique metabolic capabilities to break down plant biomass and turn it into biofuels.

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