Representative Bilbray Learns About JBEI, ABPDU, and Life Sciences During Recent Visit

From News from Berkeley Lab, March 14, 2012

Representative Brian Bilbray (R-San Diego County) was welcomed to the Joint BioEnergy Institute on Friday by Lab Deputy Director Horst Simon (far right), JBEI CEO and Associate Laboratory Director Jay Keasling (center left) and Don Medley (far left), Head of Federal Government Relations. Rep. Bilbray serves on the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee, where he utilizes his position on the Energy and Power Subcommittee to support advanced energy solutions research and development. In addition to touring JBEI, the Congressman saw the Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit with Harvey Blanch and learned about the Lab’s life sciences programs from Division Director Gary Karpen.