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Synthetic Biology, Biohacking and Cheese - Real Vegan Cheese team meeting

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Juul and Patrik


The Real Vegan Cheese ( project is an award-winning collaboration between Counter Culture Labs and our sister lab BioCurious ( in Sunnyvale, to make real cheese without using any animals!

Real Vegan Cheese is a not a cheese substitute! It all starts with regular old baker's yeast. Through synthetic biology, we engineer our yeast to become milk-protein factories. Our milk proteins are then combined with water and vegan oil to make Vegan Milk which is ultimately converted into Real Vegan Cheese through standard cheese-making processes - just like cheese made from cow or goat milk!

We're hoping to actually get work done in these meetings, so we will likely not give an extensive introduction to any newbies, but you're more than welcome to sit in and absorb some biohacking-in-action.

We are meeting every other Monday, simultaneously at BioCurious and CCL, with a video link in between - feel free to come join us at whatever location works best for you, or log in online:

Please click this URL to start or join. Or, go to and enter meeting ID: 820 128 495

Join from dial-in phone line:

Dial: +1 (415) 762-9988 or +1 (646) 568-7788 Meeting ID: 820 128 495

4799 Shattuck Avenue · Oakland, CA