Chris’ interest in brewing came from undergraduate studies at UC Davis, where he enrolled in Michael Lewis’ brewing and malting course. Chris then completed a Ph.D. on yeast biochemistry at UC San Diego. He founded White Labs as a yeast and fermentation laboratory for brewers in 1995. He is active as President of White Labs, and enjoys writing and speaking about yeast and fermentation.
Chris co-published a book in 2010 with Brewers Publications, titled “Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation”. Chris White is also a faculty member of Siebel Institute of Technology in Chicago, and is a member of the American Society for Brewing Chemists and the Master Brewers Association of America.