Congresswoman Barbara Lee visit to JBEI
On May 14th, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (right) and her top district staff toured the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI). Hosted by JBEI CEO and Acting Deputy Lab Director Jay Keasling (left), the Congresswoman met scientists and students working in the Institute's biomass deconstruction and fuel synthesis research divisions. Lee also visited two companies with strong ties to Berkeley Lab, PolyPlus, a battery development company, and Amyris, a biofuels research-and-development company.
credit: Lawrence Berkeley Nat'l Lab - Roy Kaltschmidt, photographer