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Want to be a part of Future Foods Lab? 

- We are always looking for talented and motivated graduate students to join our team! 

- We have several postdoctoral and research associate positions available in our lab. Please check our website and our social media to apply for these positions.

Contact: ovissi@vt.edu  

News and Resources

Lexi

Dr. Duscher's talk at the 3rd Industrializing Cell-Based Meats & Seafood Digital Summit
Lexi Duscher
, postdoctoral research associate studying cellular agriculture at the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center (VSAREC), was invited to give a talk about media optimization for cellular agriculture. (08/10/2021) 

New Grant was funded 
 

We just received another grant from Good Food Institute to develop serum-free media for cell differentiation in collaborating with Defined Bioscience. (08/15/2021)

New Grant was funded 
 

We received another grant from the NOAA-SK program to develop microbial communities to enhance oyster hatchery performance in the US in collaborating with Industry, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences. (8/05/2021)

New Article Was Published
 

In collaborating with Professor Nitin at UC Davis, Dr. Ovissipour published a new article on Machine learning applications to enhance food safety. (08/01/2021) 

Alternative Proteins Virtual Hour

Dr. Ovissipour discussed Alternative Seafood in a live session hosted by Dr. Farzad. (04/14/2021) 

Amiti Banavar joined our lab in Fall 2021. She has a B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from Stoney Brook University. (08/10/2021)

New Student Joins Lab

Media Optimization-GFI Talk

Dr. Ovissipour provided a presentation about media optimization using AI and Machine Learning for SWIM program. (06/14/2021) 

Blockchain Pannel

Wyoming Blockchain Stampede 2020 | BizCon | Ag Panel | Barbara Rasco, Doug Miyamoto, Rhonda Brandt, Roger Coupal, Reza Ovissipour. (09/26/2020)