Laura Burns, PhD is the Director of Research and Development at Omega Yeast. After studying stress responses in Saccharomyces cerevisiae for her graduate thesis at Vanderbilt University, she decided the best place to apply this knowledge was in brewing. She worked in production brewing for 5 years as Head Brewer and Director of Quality Assurance before heading back to the bench at Omega Yeast. Her undeniable curiosity drives her to tackle difficult questions that brewer's face daily.
October 18th, 2021 | 54 mins 41 secs
"Thiolized" CRISPR yeast, the world's 1st convincing argument for mash hopping, and more.