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White Labs workers join Siebel

The Siebel Institute of Technology has announced the addition of Chris White and Lisa White to the Siebel Institute faculty.

Chris White holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego, as well as a B.S. in Biochemistry from The University of California, Davis. White is a lecturer in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at the University of California, San Diego, and is a member of the American Society for Brewing Chemists and the Master Brewers Association of America. Chris founded White Labs in 1995, in order to manufacture and supply yeast to the growing American brewing industry. Chris White is president of White Labs Inc.

"Iím excited to join the faculty of the Siebel Institute," White said. "Siebel is concentrated exclusively on brewer education, with a long tradition of excellence. Many of the brewers I work with have received their education at Siebel. I look forward to contributing to the quality education at Siebel Institute."

Lisa White holds a B.S. in Cell Biology from the University of California, Davis, and conducted Post Graduate Studies at University of California, San Diego. Lisa received the American Society of Hematology Scholarship Award in 1995, and conducted research in cell division and protein-protein interactions at the Komives Laboratory in the University of California, San Diego. Lisa is the Laboratory Director for White Labs Inc., where she oversees production of 40-50 yeast strains, conducts quality control process and testing, performs laboratory testing of beer and wine samples, and conducts new product development. She also maintains the yeast bank library at White Labs, and provides technical support for customer inquires. She is a member of the American Society for Brewing Chemists.

Chris and Lisa White will be in Chicago as part of the fall 2002 Siebel Institute of Technology & World Brewing Academy educational season.

Information about faculty members as well as the Siebel Institute and WBA courses is available at or by contacting White Labs at 1-888-5-Yeast-5.