2020-2021 Team: AstroYeast
Advancing space exploration through synthetic biology
This team is creating a yeast-based platform for R&D that functions under microgravity conditions, and can be used to biomanufacture food, fuels, materials and medications in outer space. Work is ongoing into 2023.
2020: AstroBio database > Best Software Track award
at the iGEM international competition!
2021: AstroYeast Microfarm > Space-adapted
nutrient and flavour production