Mission and Vision
The Center for Industrial Biotechnology will provide a framework for convergent research and student training to translate recent advances in plant science, molecular biology and biological engineering into economically-viable products and processes for agriculture, healthcare, chemicals and energy production.
The Vision of the Center for Industrial Biotechnology is to become a national leader in training students for careers in industrial biotechnology, with a focus on engineering and technologies required for developing sustainable processes for production of fuels and industrial chemicals and for applications of biotechnology to agriculture and healthcare.
|Advance knowledge of fundamental scientific principles through collaboration|
|Train the next generation of U.S. engineers and scientists|
|Enhance diversity of the science and technology workforce|