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Olivia is a senior at Tufts University pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering with minors in Food Systems and Cellular Agriculture. She is a member of the Tufts University Center for Cellular Agriculture (TUCCA) and has been conducting research in the Kaplan Lab since June 2021. Her work focuses primarily on scale-up and metabolic optimization of insect cells for cultivated meat applications. At Tufts, she is also co-Founder of the Tufts Alt Protein Project, a global student-group supported by the Good Food Institute looking to turn universities into catalysts for alt protein innovation. Following graduation, she will be working at Ark Biotech, a company designing bioreactors with the goal of bringing cultivated meat to the masses. 

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