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› Annual Genomics Workshop [July 2016] (→ read more)
› CDiff project elongation until 2018 [July 2016] (→ read more)
› ANTIRES - new joint project [June 2016] (→ read more)
› ProkaGENOMICS 2015 conference [Oct 2015] (→ read more)
› iGEM Team Göttingen 2015 [September 2015] (→ read more)
› Annual Genomics Workshop [July 2015] (→ read more)
› RETROBIO - Successful project application within ERASynBio [March 2015] (→ read more)
› Annual Genomics Workshop [July 2014] (→ read more)
› BEFmate - new joint project [March 2014] (→ read more)
› 'Roseobacter'-SFB verlängert [November 2013] (→ read more)
› Norddeutscher Wissenschaftspreis 2013 verliehen [November 2013] (→ read more)
› Annual Genomics Workshop [October 2013] (→ read more)
› CDiff: Start of 3.9 Million Euro project [August 2013] (→ read more)
› ERA-IB 3 consortium has started work [May 2013] (→ read more)
› Forschungsprojekt: Europäische Faulbrut bei Bienen [4. April 2013] (→ read more)
› Ministerin Wanka eröffnet neues Genomik-Zentrum [11. Januar 2013] (→ read more)
› New multilateral research project within ERA-IB [December 2012] (→ read more)
› New DFG Priority Programme: Ecosystem Nutrition [May 2012] (→ read more)
› Next Polarstern trip started in March (Puntas Arenas, Chile) [March 2012] (→ read more)
› SFB 990 (Sumatra) started / Project B02 [January 2012] (→ read more)
› Two Co-Workers left for Polarstern trip (Cape Town, South Africa) [December 2011] (→ read more)
› Not EHEC, but rather EAHEC [June 2011] (→ read more)

ERA-IB 3 consortium has started work (May 2013)
Partners of the REACTIF Consortium (Rational Engineering of Advanced Clostridia for Transformational Improvements in Fermentation) received the notification of the grant.
REACTIF cluster - objectives of the joint project

The production of n-butanol from fermentation of sugar using Clostridia has tremendous industrial potential. n-Butanol is an important chemical intermediate for paints plastics, coatings and polymers. Butanol production via fermentation is sustainable, environmentally friendly and offers a lower cost route than synthetic production from oil. The aim of the REACTIF cluster is to deliver improved Clostridia strains with enhanced growth rates and tolerance to deviations in commercial process condition, increased tolerance to cellulosic feedstock inhibitors and improved tolerance to the end product butanol.
The three metrics that will be used to assess performance are solvent yield, titre and productivity. The industrial partners will develop a basis for design for an integrated hydrolysis and fermentation process.

Within this joint research project our department adresses subproject 2: Genome based and transcriptome based optimization of clostridial production strains.

For more details on the ERA-IB 3 call see ERA-IB.net