Synthetic Biology: Growing Food (and More!) in Space

Dr. Kate Kruger

Dr. Kate Kreuger, a specialist in synthetic biology, led us on a great conversation across synbio, from the flavor of cellular meat, to biologic replacements for space systems, to the future of agriculture.


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Speaker Bio:

Kate is founder and CEO of Helikon Consulting. She specializes in bringing modern technical capabilities in protein science to food innovation. She brings extensive technical and field-specific strategy including three years as Research Director at New Harvest, patent contributions to Perfect Day Foods and a PhD in Cell Biology from Yale University. Experience: XPRIZE Technical Expert, Research Director at New Harvest; Scientist at Perfect Day Foods Expertise: Precision fermentation, cell cultured meat, cellular agriculture ecosystem, protein biochemistry, client relations.


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