Project Description

Spider Silk: An Ancient Biomaterial for the Future

About Dr. Lewis

Dr. Lewis received his bachelor’s degree from CalTech and his master’s and Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Roche Institute of Molecular Biology before he joined the faculty at the University of Wyoming in 1980 as professor of molecular biology. He also served as department chair for five years and as a special assistant to the vice president for research before coming to Utah State in 2011. Currently, Lewis is a USTAR professor of biology in the Synthetic Biomanufacturing Center.