The Scintillon Institute is primarily focused on the development of high-impact biotechnological tools to improve human health and quality of life. Our researchers will encompass an array of interdisciplinary approaches to the most pressing world problems including human disease and sustainable food and energy production.

Our current areas of active research include:

  • Bioluminescence
  • Cancer imaging
  • Fluorescent protein engineering
  • Camelid single-chain antibody ("nanobody") technologies
  • Biofuel feedstock optimization
  • Stem cell reprogramming and differentiation

Check back here often for more updates on our ongoing research projects.

Llama image courtesy of Claus Thiim.