Patrick Brown: DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

4:30 pm

NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center. Map

Sponsored by:
Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students

Join us for a conversation with Patrick Brown, the founder and CEO of Impossible Foods, a company that provides nutritious, environmentally friendly alternatives to meat and dairy – directly from plants. Previously, Brown was a world-renowned geneticist, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, and professor of biochemistry at Stanford University. He is also a founder of Lyrical Foods, maker of Kite Hill artisanal nut milk-based cheeses, and a founder of the Public Library of Science (PLOS), a nonprofit publisher that pioneered the open-access business model. Brown was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2002, and is a member of the Institute of Medicine. His numerous accolades include the American Cancer Society Medal of Honor, and the NAS Award in Molecular Biology. Brown hold an M.D. and Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Chicago.

The DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar series is generously supported by the venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson.

When:
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where:
NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center. Map
Admission:

Free and open to the public

Tags:

Education Lecture / Reading Engineering Health / Wellness Science 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
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