Bolt Threads: From Recombinant Silk to Mycelium Leather by Dr. David Breslauer, A joint event with SVACS
Bolt Threads: From Recombinant Silk to Mycelium Leather
David Breslauer, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder
Wednesday, June 9, Webinar at 6:30 PM Pacific time
Bolt Threads is a material solutions company. Taking nature as our inspiration, we invent and scale cutting-edge materials that put us on a path towards a more sustainable future. Bolt was founded on technology to produce recombinant spider silk fibers for apparel, Microsilk(TM), and has since broadened its product portfolio to include Mylo(TM), a mycelium-based leather alternative, and B-silk(TM), a spider silk protein-based personal care ingredient. This seminar will explore the history and evolution of Bolt and its material offerings, as well as other opportunities to use nature to recreate our current materials in a more sustainable way.
David Breslauer, PhD, is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Bolt Threads, a biomaterials company delivering sustainable products for consumer apparel and personal care. David leads technology innovation at Bolt, creating and incubating biomaterials for improved consumer products. His passion for biomaterials began with graduate research on spider silk during his 2010 Bioengineering Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and UCSF. He earned a B.S. in Bioengineering from UC San Diego in 2005.
EVENT DATE: Wednesday, June 9
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