August 8, 2008
Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering Jay Keasling’s work on the malaria treatment drug, artemisinin, was highlighted as one of “10 ways that genetically engineered microbes could help humanity” in the August 2008 issue of Discover magazine. The article highlights the ways in which microbes are being harnessed as tiny “workhorses” by leading scientists and engineers. The nod includes a link to the 2006 article naming Keasling Scientist of the Year for his pioneering work.
To read the full article, go to Discover Magazine