Christopher Eiben

(206) 331-8756

Project: Perlumi—Crafting better seeds for a better future

Bio: Prior to founding Perlumi, Chris Eiben was a postdoctoral researcher specializing in metabolic engineering and enzyme engineering for sustainable chemical production. Long interested in reducing the environmental impacts of commodity production, his current focus is increasing agricultural productivity. Eiben received a Ph.D. in bioengineering jointly awarded by UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco under Professor Jay Keasling’s direction.