Maitreya Dunham

Maitreya Dunham

Maitreya Dunham is a yeast geneticist in the University of Washington Genome Sciences Department. She uses yeast to study chromosome evolution and became interested in brewing yeasts when her husband took up homebrewing. Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, she has several projects in progress with amateur and professional brewers, including the recent discovery of a new Pichia interspecies hybrid in an open inoculated beer brewed at Epic Ales in Seattle.

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