Tom Ellis Lab
Bacterial Cellulose Engineering
Updated: Apr 9, 2019
Michael Florea's two papers on engineered cellulose production from bacteria are out in the prestigious journal PNAS and in Scientific Reports.
This Synthetic Biology & Materials project started from 10 iGEM undergrads in 2014 and is now two research papers, a start-up and more. A selection of the news articles about our June PNAS paper are below.
Engineering 'tea bacteria' could lead to advanced materials: Imperial College London
Tea is even more amazing than we previously thought, with 'wonder materials': Metro UK
Good old cup of tea could help colonise Mars: The Daily Telegraph
This Tea Could Help Humans Conquer Mars: Munchies Food by VICE
Hi-tech tea: The Hippocratic Post