UCLA faculty members who have microbiome related funding (extra-or intramural)
James Liao, PhDChancellor’s Professor; Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Microbial consortia for degradation of lignocellulosic biomass. We are interested in developing microbial systems for fast and cost-effective deconstruction of lignocellulosic biomass in relatively small scale. The end product could be organic acids, methane, or hydrogen.