Chemicals, produced renewably

Next-generation yeast, designed for scale

Metabolic pathways, that can outcompete petroleum

Feedstock diversity, moving beyond sugar

With our expertise in synthetic biology & metabolic engineering, we're developing low-cost routes to the feedstock chemicals of the future.

Recent News

Lygos Co-Founder, Jay Keasling, talks with NPR's Richard Harris about the potential of synthetic biology:

Put Down Oil Drill, Pick Up The Test Tube: Making Fuel From Yeast (June 28, 2013)