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Lead scientist @GoodFoodInst, analyzing progress & challenges in #cultivatedmeat. If you build it, they will come. Opinions my own. Likes ≠ endorsements.
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Nov 30, 2021 61 tweets 37 min read
I want to add some color to the key points of contention highlighted two months ago in The Counter article.

This will be the last I'll say on this for a while. Long 🧵!

thecounter.org/lab-grown-cult… As mentioned in my perspective piece, despite how they are portrayed, the CE Delft & Humbird TEAs are actually quite similar in their high-level findings IMO.

gfi.org/blog/rational-…
Jul 21, 2021 16 tweets 4 min read
I think there's some confusion around a lack of #cultivatedmeat (CM)-relevant cell lines & the role of private industry vs. public funds in alleviating this issue. Conversation on this topic spurred by this recent article & below:

theguardian.com/science/2021/j… Private industry has pioneered CM & brought concept to reality in <6 years. This has spurred investments into industry, which may be >$1B total by year end. This is good. We don't have time to waste in developing CM. We need urgency & investment to be matched by the public sector