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By discovering and simply twisting a single amino acid in alcohol acetyltransferases, Associate Professor Cong Trinh’s team presents an innovative […]


The partnership between CBE and Eastman Chemical Co. over the past decade has positively impacted faculty, students, and spaces on campus.


Research by Ferguson Faculty Fellow Cong Trinh was highlighted on the DOE Office of Science’s website.


Esters are versatile chemicals with broad applications as flavors, fragrances, solvents, and biofuels. By using bioinformatics and enzymatic characterization, Cong […]


Cong Trinh and his research team discovered an engineered chloramphenicol acetyltransferase can be harnessed to create a novel thermophilic microbial […]


Cong Trinh’s lab developed novel microbial cell factories capable of producing lactate esters from fermentable sugars. This finding opens new […]


Cong Trinh’s research team developed a Modular Cell (ModCell) design computational tool that helps guide rapid generation of novel microbial […]


Cong Trinh and his research team discovered exceptional solvent tolerance in Yarrowia lipolytica is enhanced by sterols. This finding enables […]


Two CBE faculty members were honored at the Tickle College of Engineering’s 2019 Faculty and Staff Awards dinner, held April […]


Cong Trinh, CBE associate professor and the Ferguson Faculty Fellow in Chemical Engineering, was profiled as part of UT’s Faculty Appreciation Week.