IMPACT seed grant program
Proudly supported $185,000+ worth of interdisciplinary research, curricular development or educational activities in the broad area of industrial biotechnology. Learn more.
Project request form
Are you a Penn State student, faculty member or program that has an idea for a biotechnology project that either builds a skilled workforce or delivers research opportunities?
Take the first step of creating an impactful collaboration by filling out our project request form. Learn more.
Senior capstone projects
In collaboration with The Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory, the Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology (CoEIB) aids senior undergraduate Penn State students as they complete real-world biotechnology projects, enhancing their student learning experiences. Learn more.
Penn State biotechnology research
- RECODE: Real-time Monitoring, Modeling and Manipulation of Progenitor Co-differentiation in Heterotypic Cell Systems – Daniel Hayes
- RAPID: Collaborative Research: One-step Express Test for Presymptomatic Detection to Prevent COVID-19 Spread – Daniel Hayes
- Breast Cancer Reconstruction: Design Criteria for a Humanized Microphysiological System – Daniel Hayes
- Hybrid adipose graft materials synthesized from chemically modified adipose extracellular matrix – Daniel Hayes
- MiRNA induced co-differentiation and cross-talk of adipose tissue-derived progenitor cells for 3D heterotypic pre-vascularized bone formation – Daniel Hayes
- Fouling Behavior during Sterile Filtration of Different Glycoconjugate Serotypes Used in Conjugate Vaccines – Andrew Zydney
- Single Pass Tangential Flow Filtration (SPTFF) of monoclonal antibodies: Experimental studies and theoretical analysis – Andrew Zydney
- Screening of bacterial and fungal strains for cellulase and xylanase production using distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS) as the main feedstock – Ali Demirci
- Implementation of flexible models to bioethanol production from carob extract–based media in a biofilm reactor – Ali Demirci
- Ideal feedstock and fermentation process improvements for the production of lignocellulolytic enzymes – Ali Demirci