Algae have become increasingly popular in biotechnology for multiple purposes. They are used to manufacture products like nutritional supplements, oils, dyes, and textiles. Companies use algae to treat wastewater, capture carbon, and provide fertilizer. Adidas even makes a running shoe with foam from algae.
Ira Levine, PhD, Professor, Natural & Applied Sciences, and Fulbright Scholar
Schonna Manning, PhD, University of Texas Culture Collection
In this final webinar of our Spring series, Dr.'s Levine and Manning discuss the following:
Algae: what they are and why are they relevant to biotechnology
ATEC and algal-based biotechnology education and training
Algal careers, jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities
Algae and community college biotechnology curriculum