Movie clip by Reuters featuring our quest for better beer yeasts...

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 Nature features our lab's applied work in search of superior industrial yeasts for beer brewing, baking, biofuels... PDF and  Link to full ...

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 Bram and Aaron's new paper in Current Biology analyzes the effect of noise on population-level fitness.  ...

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For an up-to-date list of published papers in the PubMed database, click HERE.

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Selected publications


  •  K. Voordeckers, J. Kominek, A. Das, A. Espinosa-Cantú, D. De Maeyer, A. Arslan, M. Van Pee, E. van der Zande, W. Meert, Y. Yang, B. Zhu, K. Marchal, A. DeLuna, V. Van Noort, R. Jelier and K.J. Verstrepen (2015).  Adaptation to high ethanol reveals complex evolutionary pathways.  PLoS Genetics. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005635  (IF 8.2).  Link to full text.

  •  T. Snoek, M. Pica Nicolino, S. Van den Bremt, S. Mertens, V. Saels, A. Verplaetse, J. Steensels and K.J. Verstrepen (2015). Large-scale robot-assisted genome shuffling yields industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeasts with increased ethanol tolerance.  Biotechnology for Biofuels 8:32. doi: 10.1186/s13068-015-0216-0  (IF 6.1).  Link to full text.