iimena

Integrating Informatics and Metabolic Engineering for the biosynthesis of Novel Antibiotics

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The iimena-project aims to integrate state-of-the art screening technologies, bioinformatics and metabolic engineering approches in order to identify and characterize novel secondary metabolites from actinomycetes, which can become lead-candidates for antibiotic drug development.

The iimena-project is funded by a Challenge Grant of the:

<b>iimena</b><br/><br/>Integrating Informatics and Metabolic Engineering for the biosynthesis of Novel Antibiotics

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New CRISPR-prime editing toolkit to engineer E. coli
September 3, 2021
Scientists from DTU Biosustain and KAIST funded by Novo Nordisk Foundation and part of the iimena project have developed a new CRISPR-prime editing toolkit to engineer E. coli. Have a look a...
NEW METABOLITES PRODUCED FROM A RARE ACTINOMYCETE
August 24, 2021
As part of the iimena project, we are investigating the genomes, as well as the metabolite profiles of many actinomycete strains. Despite the well-known Streptomyces, there are other undere...
Two open postdoc positions in the Natural Products Genome Mining group at The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain), Technical University of Denmark
August 19, 2021
The Postdoc positions are part of the iimena project and are for Engineering Secondary Metabolite Biosynthesis in Actinomycetes. Please see the details and apply here. Application deadline i...