Montana State University
Center for Biofilm Engineering: Biofilm research & education relevant to industry, health, and the environment

At the Center for Biofilm Engineering (CBE), multidisciplinary research teams develop beneficial uses for microbial biofilms and find solutions to industrially relevant biofilm problems. The CBE was established at Montana State University, Bozeman, in 1990 as a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center. As part of the MSU College of Engineering, the CBE gives students a chance to get a head start on their careers by working on research teams led by world-recognized leaders in the biofilm field.

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March 19, 2014

The 2013 CBE annual report features three brief biofilm 'lessons': microbially influenced corrosion, infection, and the extracellular matrix.

February 18, 2014

The CBE is co-sponsoring a public workshop on biofilms in partnership with the federal Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, February 20, at the FDA campus in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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April 21, 2014

The Center for Biofilm Engineering along with MSU’s VP of Research and Economic Development and the College of Engineering are pleased to host the 2014 Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecture Series. This year's distinguished lecturer is Dr. Dorthe Wildenschild, associate professor in chemical, biological, and environmental engineering at Oregon State University.


April 16, 2014

MSU’s undergraduate and graduate students shared their research at the annual Student Research Celebration Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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