I offer a variety of services to help clients achieve success in every stage of business and product development.
With a PhD in microbiology and over a decade of experience, I am a R&D consultant and widely published writer and researcher in many key sectors.
As the food industry evolves to feed a growing population in a changing climate, I work closely with businesses and investors to ensure that the science going into the next generation of products is sound and to communicate the pros and cons of emerging technologies.
I have expertise and hands-on experience in working in and consulting on the next generation of products in the following areas: plant-based meat analogues, cellular agriculture, molecular-farming, nanoparticle-based ingredients, shelf-life extension, clean-label ingredients, ingredient encapsulation, fat replacements, scaffolding, fungi, mycelia, microbial fermentation, algae, alternative seafood, cultivated meat and dairy.
No one should be forced to live in acute or chronic pain. All options should be made available to those in need of treatment. I support research into how conventional (pharmaceuticals, neurobiological-based therapeutics) and non-conventional treatment options (e.g., psilocybin and cannabis) should be made responsibly accessible to those in need. This is why I dedicated my postdoctoral studies towards cancer biology & medical cannabis research. I continue to stay updated in emerging medical treatments in all fields by working as a scientific editor, reviewer, and writer for multiple scientific journals, medical companies, academic and governmental health research institutes.
While earning my PhD in microbiology and hydrology, I published multiple articles in high impact journals and lectured at international conferences on subjects ranging from wastewater treatment, novel microbial detection methods, and pathogen identification challenges in air, water, and soil matrices.
After having worked, studied, and traveled in 30+ countries, I’ve seen and explored the challenges related to both small-holder and large corporate agriculture. I explored how to apply these solutions to both geographic deserts (e.g., Atacama Desert in Chile and the Negev Desert in Israel) and in food deserts (rural Kentucky, Zambian villages, and New York City). I’m intrinsically motivated to find biological or technical solutions to advance the way we grow our food, simply communicate the science of these solutions, and market them to a wide audience.