"CELLULAR AGRICULTURE" BY LIZ SPECHT
What is cellular agriculture? What are the major breakthroughs in the field? Who are the main actors in the academia and industry working in cellular agriculture? What are the commercialization and cost curves for "clean" products? What are the biggest opportunities? Impact.tech seminar on cellular agriculture focuses on all the previous questions and, most importantly, provide you with understanding on how can you get involved in cellular ag as an entrepreneur or investor.
The seminar on cellular agriculture will be hosted by Liz Specht. As Associate Director of Science & Technology with the Good Food Institute, Liz analyzes areas of current and future technological need within plant-based and cell-based meat innovation, catalyzes research to address these needs, and supports start-ups and investors who are moving the field forward. Liz has a bachelor’s degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering from Johns Hopkins University, a doctorate in biological sciences from the University of California San Diego, and postdoctoral research experience from the University of Colorado Boulder. Liz is a Community Fellow with CU Boulder’s Sustainability Innovation Lab and a Guest Lecturer for Singularity University. She has a decade of academic research experience in synthetic biology, recombinant protein expression, and development of genetic tools. She is a firm believer in the power of technology to enable us to meet growing food demands in a sustainable way.