June 6, 2020

Global trends toward sustainability, the reduction of organic waste, and landfill avoidance are driving the demand for greener products with improved properties and for new environmentally friendly biomanufacturing. Multi-enzymatic biocatalytic systems show potential for effectiv...

April 26, 2019

Very proud to see my three awesome and talented students Kerstin Petroll Alexander Gissibl and Vinoth K. Rajendran successfully completing their PhD. Congratulations on your graduation !

March 22, 2019

Our latest articles was selected as cover story of the March issue of Catalysts. The artwork of the cover was designed by Dominik!

March 4, 2019

Congratulations Dominik for publishing his first paper from his PhD thesis. The article describe the characterisation of the first archaeal mannonate dehydrogenase from Thermoplasma acidophilum.

February 28, 2019

New article describing strategies to identify elusive polysaccharide-degrading enzymes from Euglena

December 7, 2018

Check our latest publication on "Strategies for constructing cell-free multi-enzyme pathways" using synthetic biology just published in Biotechnology Advances.

December 5, 2018

Extremely proud of my PhD student Kerstin Petroll for a successful PhD award. Congratulations! It was a pleasure to have you in my group


December 4, 2018

Congratulations to my PhD student Vinoth Kumar Rajendran from  who received his PhD today. Well done! I am very proud of your achievement.


November 18, 2018

Kerstin delivered her final PhD project presentation. Using synthetic biology to design the first cell-free enzymatic pathway for the conversion of organic waste into glucaric acid.

November 12, 2018

Valorisation of waste!
Dominik explain how to turn your daily coffee waste into high-value bio-based compounds using synthetic biology. With Australians drinking about six billion cups of coffee each year,  we believe we found a way to make the national take-away coffee habit mor...

September 26, 2018

Anwar delivered an invited presentation on Peptide-mediate bioconjugation of nanoparticles at the 2018 International Conference on Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology (ICONAN2018) in Rome, Italy.

September 20, 2018

Very proud of my PhD student Alexander Gissibl who was awarded toady his PhD degree. Congratulations Dr. Gissibl !


September 19, 2018

Anwar delivered a plenary talk on "Bioconversion of organic waste using a cell-free synthetic pathway" at the 12th International Conference of Extremophiles (Ischia, Italy).

August 21, 2018

You can turn your daily coffee fix into a sustainable bio-based chemical. Listen to Dominik interview on Triple J  and 2SER107.3 radio.

August 20, 2018

How to convert your daily coffee waste into valuable and sustainable bio-based chemicals? Check out Dominik new approach using cell-free synthetic biology. 


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