TEDx Talk Food & Fuel

Watch this video to get a 13 mins introduction of the potential of algae in developing food and fuel .This TEDx talk is from June, 2013, and the research being conducted in the Mayfield lab is focused on molecular genetics in green algae, and on the production of therapeutic proteins and biofuel molecules using algae as a production platform. 

Food & Fuel in the 21st Century

“Stephen Mayfield is director of the San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology, and a Co-director of the Food and Fuel for the 21st Century organized research unit at UC San Diego. He is also the John Doves Isaacs Chair of Natural Philosophy in the department of Biology. His research focuses on the molecular genetics of green algae, and on the production of high value recombinant proteins and biofuel molecules using algae as a production platform.”

Read more about Stephen Mayfield: http://biology.ucsd.edu/faculty/mayfield.html

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