CABBI Celebrates Its Official Launch

The Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI) officially launched as a new U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Research Center with a celebration on Feb. 1, 2018, at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB), followed by  a science meeting on Feb. 2 at the I Hotel and Conference Center.

More than 100 scientists and staff from Illinois and its 17 partner institutions — as well as government and campus dignitaries including Chancellor Robert J. Jones — attended the Feb. 1 celebration, which was emceed by CABBI Director Evan H. DeLucia, the G. William Arends Professor of of Integrative Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Baum Family Director of the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE).

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