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01. 28. 20

New Harvest Funds Serum-Free Media for Cell-Based Seafood

Inside New Harvest Fellow Cameron Semper’s project to culture fish cells without fetal bovine serum.

05. 14. 20

Cultured Meat: Pet Food Edition

Pet food might be the underdog of lab-grown meat, but Bond Pet Foods and Because Animals say the chances of scientific success and consumer acceptance increase when the stakes are lowered.

04. 27. 20

New Harvest X IRNAS Bioreactor Begins Next Phase of Testing

This summer, researchers at the University of Maribor in Slovenia will study how cells grow and survive in the prototype.

04. 01. 20

Getting to know…Stephanie Kawecki, New Harvest Research Fellow

Stephanie Kawecki is a New Harvest Research Fellow pioneering a method for growing muscle and fat cells together at UCLA. Having previously interned at Beyond Meat, where she compared compounds in the company’s signature plant-based meat products to compounds in actual meat, Stephanie has experience in both the plant-based and cell-based meat industries.

02. 11. 20

Inside BIOMILQ: A Cell Ag Company Growing Breastmilk From Isolated Human Mammary Cells

Leila Strickland and Michelle Egger are on a mission to make something as digestible as human milk, but as practical as infant formula.

01. 28. 20

New Harvest Funds Serum-Free Media for Cell-Based Seafood

Inside New Harvest Fellow Cameron Semper’s project to culture fish cells without fetal bovine serum.

01. 10. 20

How Isha’s Paper Helped Launch the Cultured Meat Industry

Exactly ten years later, the story of the paper that started it all.

05. 10. 17

Getting to Know Natalie Rubio

In addition to being one of New Harvest’s first interns, Natalie Rubio is a New Harvest Research Fellow working on a PhD in Cellular Agriculture under Dr. David Kaplan at Tufts University. Before relocating to Boston for her PhD studies, Natalie got a taste of the San Francisco tech scene working at Quartzy, and she also helped out in the early days of Perfect Day Foods (then Muufri) while completing her B.S. in Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. Read on to get to know Natalie!

02. 21. 17

Getting to Know… Yuki Hanyu of the Shojinmeat Project

The Shojinmeat Project is an inter-disciplinary collaborative project aimed at the development of cultured meat in Japan. The project consists of a number of volunteers working in a variety of “clusters” in both scientific and non-scientific subject areas, giving rise to the startup Integriculture Inc.

Erin had the opportunity to chat with Yuki Hanyu, founder of the Shojinmeat Project, about the history and vision behind the initiative. Yuki works full-time at the Shojinmeat Project and Integriculture Inc., and lives just south of Tokyo, Japan.

08. 01. 16

An Inside Look at New Harvest 2016!

It’s been a couple of weeks since New Harvest 2016 – this is Erin’s “NH True Hollywood story” of how it all went down.

We often joked in the office that there was something very wedding-like about it, with all the prep, nerves, and the actual day being a dreamy blur. So this is my attempt to describe what the world’s first cellular agriculture conference was like, from my perspective.