Buddhi Lamsal awarded funding for insect protein research

December 13, 2019

Buddhi Lamsal, a professor in food science and human nutrition, received $60,000 for a one-year project funded by the All Things Bugs LLC for the company’s effort of commercializing the production of insect protein production. The project focuses on extraction pure protein from edible insects, which are considered a more sustainable source of animal protein because they need less water and space compared to the conventional meat industry.

Contact Details:

Name: Buddhi Lamsal
Phone: 515-294-8681
Department: in food science and human nutrition