THE BIODISCOVERY INSTITUTE was established in 2016 as an Institute of Research Excellence at the University of North Texas under the Division of Research and Innovation. The BioDiscovery Institute delivers fundamental research solutions to underpin the utilization of living systems for the production of polymers, oils and additives, chemical feedstocks, composite materials, proteins and other macromolecules, bioactive molecules, and even bio-based fuels. Researchers in the institute operate through pipelines that link sustainable production platforms, metabolic engineering, and the development of new products and technologies. The institute touts a multidisciplinary team of scientists committed to collaborating on large research projects with an emphasis on solutions to societal needs.
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