UC Davis Establishes Research, Training in Cultivated Meat

Andy Fell

David BlockIs cultivated meat — essentially, animal protein grown under lab conditions — a nourishing prospect to help feed the world, or is it more sizzle than steak? A consortium of researchers at the University of California, Davis, aims to explore the long-term sustainability of cultivated meat, supported by a new grant of up to $3.55 million from the National Science Foundation Growing Convergence program, in addition to previous support from the Good Food Institute and New Harvest.

Viticulture and Enology Department Chair David Block is the principal investigator. You can read more about the grant in Andy Fell's article. 

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