Jose Avalos named Pew scholar
Jose Avalos was named a Pew scholar in the biomedical sciences.
Avalos will use the funding to study mitochondrial biology, a field relevant to both human health and the engineering of biofuels.
Avalos has engineered the mitochondria of yeast to significantly boost the production of advanced biofuels, such as isobutanol and isopentanol.
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