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David Welch

Director of Science and Technology

The Good Food Institute

David oversees GFI’s team of scientists and industry experts, combining his background in plant biology and cell therapy to help entrepreneurs, companies, investors, and universities accelerate the development and commercialization of alternative protein technology. David holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of California at Berkeley and a Ph.D. in plant developmental cell biology from Utrecht University. He has more than fifteen years’ experience in the life science industry, including the product development and commercialization of cells, scaffolds, cell reprogramming tools, and cell culture media for cell therapy and bioprocessing applications.