Matt is a cofounder and the CSO of Future Fields, a Canadian biotech startup working to make cost-effective and scalable growth media solutions for the cellular agriculture industry. Matt obtained his PhD in cell biology from the University of Alberta. Following his graduate studies, Matt held a postdoctoral position in one of Canada’s top tissue engineering labs. During his graduate studies, Matt discovered the field of cellular agriculture and was the recipient of a New Harvest seed grant to study the lipid components of fetal bovine serum. While the majority of his academic career has been spent in disease-based research, his passion for science and love of animals has inspired his pursuit of cellular agriculture.