NOVA scienceNOW Profile: Jay Keasling
A synthetic biologist raised on a Nebraska farm is on a quest for clean-burning biofuels. Details
Program: NOVA scienceNOW
Episode: Profile: Jay Keasling
A synthetic biologist raised on a Nebraska farm is on a quest for clean-burning biofuels.
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Premiere Date: 02/23/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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