Dr. Fong recently received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the VCU Engineering Student Council.
We've started a research project in conjunction with Mike Brandt and Garden Grove Brewing Company.
We've been really fortunate to have some great partners to work with in the local craft brewing industry. Here's a recent article in the news about some of this work. The article is titled "Local breweries are partnering with university labs for better beer."
Congratulations to undergraduate students Ms. Briggitte Ha and Ms. Pooja Nanjannavar and mentors Adam Fisher and George McArthur IV for being selected for 2015 DURI Awards!
See the list of awardees here.
Our review paper "Lignin biodegradation and industrial implications" has been accepted for publication. The link to the online version of the manuscript is found here.
Had a great time participating in a discussion panel with Kate from Hardywood and Mike from Strangeways at the VA Biotech Park on "The Science of Craft Beer" hosted by Annie Tobey today!
Dr. Fong was part of the team that met with Stone Brewing as part of the effort to recruit Stone Brewing to Richmond. An article in the Richmond Times Dispatch covers some of this effort here.
Our Review titled "A review of genome-scale metabolic flux modeling of anaerobiosis in biotechnology" written with Drs. Jiun Yen and Ryan Senger from Virginia Tech has been accepted for publication in Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering.
Our mini-review titled "Computational Approaches to Metabolic Engineering Utilizing Systems Biology and Synthetic Biology" has been accepted for publication in Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal.
Our computational model on Thermobifida fusca built using proteomic data has been accepted at BMC Systems Biology.