About The Speaker
Mike Selden is CEO and Co-Founder of Finless Foods, his background in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has played a big role in him dedicating his life to climate justice and Science advocacy. He has always been very politically active and considers his work now to be an extension of that before co-founding Finless Foods, he was working at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in high-through cancer screening. His university research projects were two fold one focusing on fungal epigenetics to solve food crises and the other on the evolutionary biomechanics on the mantis shrimp. He was a high school chemistry teacher at Wagor International School in Taichung, Taiwan, where he ended up learning enough chinese to become co-editor in Chief of ChinaSMACK, a website that translates Chinese News for the English speaking world. He also has done work at New Harvest, a non-profit forwarding research in the cell-based meat field.