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Fireside chat with Dr. Jasmin Hume

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Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs, this Fireside chat features Dr. Jasmin Hume hosted by the Tandon Women Faculty groups, Jin Montclare.

Dr. Jasmin Hume is the Founder and CEO of Shiru, a biotechnology company addressing a critical need in the food industry by providing access to more sustainable and healthy ingredients.

Shiru is fueled by data-driven discovery, combining machine learning and fermentation to uncover functional alternative proteins from nature. Shiru is a 2021 recipient of the Elizabeth Elting Venture Award and is a YCombinator Graduate. Prior to founding Shiru, Jasmin was the Director of Food Chemistry at JUST (fka Hampton Creek). 

Jasmin is an expert in proteins, leveraging deep biochemistry, materials science, and food science knowledge to bring transformative, sustainable foods from concept to reality. She is a 2021 Rising Star & Disruptor honoree from Women Building the Future by Vegan Women Summit and Impossible Foods.  Jasmin holds a doctorate in protein engineering from NYU, an MSc from Chalmers University, and a BEng from McGill University.