Event description

The Summit will include key leading investigators discussing the latest advances in micro- and nanotechnologies and applications in diagnostics, therapeutic drug delivery, and regenerative medicine. In addition, key business leaders and experts in translation, innovation, IP, and more will be on hand to share their knowledge and commercial experience. Liz Specht, GFI’s Senior Vice President of Science and Technology, will speak on a panel titled “Creating the Future of Food.”

Event location

425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095
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GFI speaker

Liz specht, ph. D.

Liz Specht, Ph.D.

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Liz works to identify and forecast areas of technological need within the alternative protein field. Her efforts also catalyze research to address these needs while supporting researchers in academia and industry to move 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. Prior to joining GFI in 2016, Liz had accumulated 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.

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