Delegate Profile

Alexander Lorestani

Job TitleC.E.O & Co-Founder

Company NameGeltor, Inc.


Alex leads the team that’s on a mission to improve billions of lives through bio-design. Geltor creates biology-enabled solutions that are better for consumers, businesses, and the planet. Alex is strongly motivated by the positive impact that Geltor’s protein design and production technology can have on public health and sustainability.

He became interested in transforming the global protein supply chain as an MD/ Ph.D. student working to solve antibiotic resistance. He studied Medicine at Rutgers University, earned a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, and holds a BS in Biology from Boston College.


Conference Sessions

  • Building beauty with biology: animal-free collagen

    Thursday16:15 - 16:4504 April 2019
    Technical Seminars Theatre 2

    Collagen is one of the best-known and most widely used bioactives in cosmetics and personal care. Despite being the most abundant protein found in animals, the ...

    • Language: English

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