Event description

An expanding alternative protein ecosystem will necessitate a parallel expansion of people ready to work in the field. Given how new of a field it is, education and training programs can be hard to find. Most curricula dedicated to alternative protein education have been created thanks to the efforts of a handful of faculty and student champions. Partners from industry have been included in every step of the process to provide real-world perspective, inspiration, and experience.

Come learn from the team behind one of the first full-credit university courses dedicated to the science of alternative proteins at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill! We will hear from the course instructors, student catalysts, and one of many industry partners who play a regular role in the curriculum.

Meet the speakers

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Andrew Gladden, Ph.D.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL

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Douglas Phanstiel, Ph.D.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL

Makeila Cox

JELLATECH (CHAPEL HILL ALT PROTEIN PROJECT)

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Sophia Retchin

REDEFINE MEAT (CHAPEL HILL ALT PROTEIN PROJECT)

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Stephanie Michelsen

JELLATECH

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