George Bennett elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

George Bennett gives Keynote at China Biotech Fermentation Industry Association Meeting Langfang, China, October 2011 (Photo)

George Bennett gives Talk at Tsinghua University, Beijing, October 2011. (photo)

International Biorefining Conference & Trade Show, Houston, TX-General Session-How and Why Houston is Becoming One of America's Most Important Biorefining Communities, Speaker on Academic Resources for Biorefining and Biotechnology for Fuels & Chemicals, September 2011

Society for Industrial Microbiology recognizes Bennett with Waksman award at 60th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Aug 2010 SIM President Susan Bagley presents award 1, photo 2

Heidi Martini-Stoica receives Frederick B. Rudolph Award for Outstanding Biochemistry & Cell Biology Senior, May 2010

REU for undergraduates in Biological Networks awarded to Bennett & Silberg

Succinate work featured in Specialty Chemicals Magazine (page 42-44) June 2009

Li Boynton, (high school student) who worked in lab wins INTEL International Science Fair and attends State of Union address as guest of President Obama and Michelle Obama (photo)

Succinate work featured in Biomass Magazine Feb 2009

Microbial Succinate production featured in Houston Business Journal article Jan 2009

Postdoctoral Xianpeng Cai receives poster award at Clostridium 10 October 2008

Postdoctoral Xianpeng Cai receives poster award at IBB symposium June 2008

San & Bennett Faculty Initiative awarded June 2008

Senior Sanyukta Desai receives poster award at RURS event and Walker award May 2008

Bennett and Kavraki awarded Hamill Innovation Grant. May 2008

Article on cover of Metabolic Engineering March 2008; First issue of ME-1999

Talk at the Marie Curie Conference on Non-Pathogenic Clostridia Toulouse, France. February 2008

Pablo Nikel and Dr. Pinaki Sar featured in Rice News-International Scholars article

Unleashing Biocatalysis/Chemical Catalysis: Synergies for Efficient Biomass Conversion, ACS Chem. Biol., 2 (8), 533535 8/17/2007

Latin American Fellowships- 2007 ASM International  Fellowship Awardees  Pablo Nikel, ASM News-08/2007

Bioenergy Activities at Rice University, Southeastern Universities Research Association Summit White Paper, 02/2007

Inter-Agency Conference on Metabolic Engineering, Biological Aspects of Deciphering and Engineering Regulatory Networks, 02/13/2007

American Academy of Microbiology-New Fellows Welcomed to the Academy in 2006, Microbe 1(7) 339, 2006

Rice Stands to Gain from Biobutanol’s Return, Rice University-8/24/2006

Progress with Biofuels will Depend on, Drive Microbiology Research, Microbe-1(7) 317-322, 2006

Metabolic engineering of Escherichia coli and Corynebacterium glutamicum for biotechnological production of organic acids and amino acids, Curr Opin Microbiol, 9(3):268-74, 06/2006

Green Technologies: Microbes can make a key ingredient found in plastics and drugs without the harmful byproducts, FLP Radio, Microbe World, 02/06/2006

Industry Takes Steps Toward Greener API Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical Technology-11/2/2005

Making succinate more successful, Environmental Health Perspectives-12/2005

Chinese version: 更成功地生产琥珀酸盐, 译自 EHPonline 114:A832-A835, 2006

Green Bugs, Texas Innovator-12/2005

Bacteria Key to Environmentally Friendly Plastics, Drugs, "Green technologies" help make chemicals from renewable resources, US Department of State, International Information Programs, 08/23/2005

Most-Cited Articles:2005, Biotechnol. Prog.; 2005; 21(2) pp 358 - 365

Probing the link between genetic architecture and adaptation
Researchers attempt to quantify processes underlying cell heterogeneity
, Research@Rice, 11/15/2004