Rise and Science

Episode 14: Computational Modeling of Crystalline Materials and Cultured Meat

In episode 14, Kat and Rashida interview Eric Dybeck, a chemical engineering PhD Candidate at the University of Virginia in the Shirts Research Group.  Eric shares his work on the development of computational models of crystalline materials, with particular applications for the pharmaceutical industry.  Fascinated with the cultured meat phenomenon, Eric joins in on a discussion on the latest breakthroughs in the production of cultured meats and its potential societal implications.