With Jess Krieger (Co-Founder/CEO, Ohayo Valley).
Join the Center for Cellular Construction (CCC), UCSF LaunchPad, & UCSF Catalyst Program for a fireside chat-style conversation with Dr. Jess Krieger, the CEO & co-founder of Ohayo Valley, a cultivated steak company. Conversation topics will include:
Current state of the industry
Cultivated meat science basics
What Ohayo Valley is up to (Future Food system featuring cultivated meat)
Dr. Krieger's entrepreneurial journey
Bio: Dr. Jess Krieger is one of the cultivated meat industry's earliest pioneers & visionaries, & was the first scientist in the world to build a career exclusively in cultivated meat science in 2010. The main focus of her scientific & entrepreneurial pursuits is the intersection of sustainable food systems & climate science. She is an expert in biotechnology & the alternative protein industry, with deep experience in cell biology, cell line & bioprocess development, tissue engineering, food science, & cultivated meat science. She is a graduate of the New Harvest fellowship program, the world's first organization to fund cultivated meat research in academia. In 2019, she co-founded SciFi Foods as Chief Science Officer & developed their flagship cultivated beef burger product. In 2020, Dr. Krieger co-founded Ohayo Valley to develop the world's first cultivated wagyu ribeye. She has undergraduate degrees in neuroscience & a PhD in biomedical sciences.