Professor Post is a medical doctor who has been a professor at the universities of Utrecht, Harvard, Dartmouth College, Eindhoven and Maastricht. He researches the engineering of tissues for medical applications and for food. Prof. Post has developed cultured beef from bovine stem cells in order to supplement and transform reliance on meat from livestock. The first cultured beef burger was launched in London August 2013. He has co-authored 150 papers in leading scientific journals.