Eric Schulze

Eric Schulze, PhD is a contributing writer at Serious Eats.
Location: San Francisco, California
Education: University of Southern California
Expertise: Stem Cell/Molecular Biology
  • Eric leads the development and design of innovative cell-based meat products at Upside Foods.
  • He appears frequently in the media to discuss science, technology, and the future of food. He has written on food science and cooking, such as his article in Serious Eats introducing readers to the Maillard reaction.
  • Eric shared his love of science as the host of the Webby-nominated online series "Ask Smithsonian," which has been seen in thousands of schools nationwide.


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