Biomanufacturing scaffold-free cultivated meat
Dr. Lei is working to develop a scaffold-free process to assemble and mature cell masses into meat.
PRODUCTION PLATFORM: Cultivated
TECHNOLOGY SECTOR: Bioprocess design
This project will work to translate scalable processes for high-volume tissue fabrication from the biomedical field to cultivated meat production. It will also develop a scaffold-free method for producing large volumes of thick cultivated meat. Ultimately, it will help develop a scalable platform technology to enable biomanufacturing of cultivated meat at large volumes and affordable prices.
Dr. Yuguo “Leo” Lei
Associate professor, Penn State University, USA
Dr. Lei has experience with large-scale cell biomanufacturing, mesenchymal stem cell therapy, cancer immunotherapies, and combinatorial biotherapeutics. His expertise is in developing next-generation cell culture and tissue fabrication technologies at various scales and costs. He is the faculty director of the Sartoris Mammalian Cell Culture Facility.
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