Thomas Bobik, David Gogerty, Iowa State University (image) Iowa State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Thomas Bobik, professor of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, along with David Gogerty, a doctoral student, invented a process for manufacturing isobutene (isobutylene) by identifying a new, natural enzyme that produces the fuel organically. They believe that once more research is completed, there could be huge benefits to the biofuels industry. Credit ISU photo by Bob Elbert Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.