At the 34th EFFoST International Conference, Dr Liz Specht will be joined by Prof. Alejandro G. Marangoni and Distinguished Prof. Julian D McClements to discuss food science that will improve food security during the plenary session ‘Feeding the world today and tomorrow’.
Liz Specht has a decade of academic research experience in synthetic biology, recombinant protein expression, and development of genetic tools. As Associate Director of Science & Technology wat The Good Food Institute, Liz analyzes areas of current and future technological needs within plant-based and cell-based meat innovation, catalyzes research to address these needs, and supports start-ups and investors who are moving the field forward. At EFFoST2020, Dr. Liz Specht will discuss current and future technological needs within plant-based and cell-based innovations. In this interview, she shares her thoughts on the potential of alternative proteins.
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Dr. Liz Specht answers the following questions:
- To what degree do you think alternative proteins will transform public health?
- What do you think are the future challenges of the alternative protein sector?
- How have sustainability and food system resiliency driven the recent interest in alternative proteins?
- How much do you think the efforts to advance the field of alternative proteins will impact developing countries?
The 34th EFFoST International Conference will explore the theme 'Bridging high-tech, food-tech and health: Consumer-oriented innovations'. EFFoST2020 will be hosted by Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and held online from 10-12 November.
Make sure to register! Find the latest information on the EFFoST Conference website.