MOgene gets $1.5 million grant to make bacteria for fuel

A St. Louis startup has received $1.5 million from the Department of Energy to engineer a bacteria that can convert methane into a liquid fuel.

MOgene Green Chemicals LLC, a subsidiary of genomics services provider MOgene LC, was one of 15 companies nationwide to get funding for projects to convert natural gases to fuel for transportation.

[St. Louis Business Journal]