Prof. Ed Bayer

Scientific Management Member

Weizmann Institute of Science

Biological Chemistry

Contact:

+972-8-9342373

ed.bayer@weizmann.ac.il

http://www.weizmann.ac.il/Biological_Chemistry/scientist/Bayer/

 

I-CORE Research:

Biochemical Processing

The Bayer group will participate in the design and control of enzymatic and microbial systems with improved functionalities that will allow economical conversion of biomass into soluble sugars for yeast-mediated production of bioethanol.  In this context, we have developed artificial multienzyme complexes called designer cellulosomes, in which we can integrate desired polysaccharide-degrading enzymes in precise architectural arrangement for maximum efficiency in degrading plant-derived biomass into soluble sugars en route to production of biofuels.

Research Group:

Dr. Sarah Moraïs, Johanna Stern, Yael Vazana, Olga Zhivin

Supported by the I-CORE Program of the Planning and Budgeting Committee and The Israel Science Foundation

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