Welcome Molecular Trait Evolution

We are excited to welcome new Bio Nebraska member, Molecular Trait Evolution (MTE).

Molecular Trait Evolution (MTE), is a biotechnology company that specializes in microbial strain enhancement and optimization. MTE designs natural or synthetic microbes or microbial consortia to solve complex biological problems. Worldwide the agriculture industry produces an estimated 182 billion tons of unusable plant biomass every year. Our flagship product, Extremase, is a proprietary enzyme cocktail that converts non-food plant material to sugar for ethanol fermentation and biorefining. Our technology has potential to fortify the US as the world’s leader in sustainable fuels from alternative plant feedstocks.