Elliot Swartz | AIChE

Elliot Swartz

Academic Research Advisor
Good Food Institute

Elliot Swartz is an Academic Research Advisor with The Good Food Institute (GFI), a nonprofit organization acting as a think tank for applying innovative strategies toward creating a sustainable and ethical food supply via plant-based and cell-based meat, egg, and dairy technologies. He holds a B.S. in Behavioral Neuroscience from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UCLA. He has several years of experience in utilizing induced pluripotent stem cells for modeling neuromuscular disease as well as consulting start-ups in the biotech industry involved in drug discovery for neurodegenerative disease. At GFI, Elliot aims to increase the research and development activity in plant-based and cell-based meat and expand awareness of career opportunities in these fields.