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Lewis Curry Woods, III, American science educator, researcher.


III, Lewis Curry Woods, was born on October 20, 1953 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States. Son of Emeline Woods.


Bachelor of Science in Biology (Fisheries), Murray State University, 1975. Master of Science in Zoology, Ohio State University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, North Carolina State University, 1983.


Fisheries biologist Kentucky Department Fish and Game, Frankfort, 1973—1975. Fisheries supervisor Ohio Division Wildlife, Findlay, 1977—1979. Biologist, director Crane Aquaculture Facility, Baltimore Gas & Electric, 1983—1990.

Assistant professor aquaculture department animal and avian science University Maryland, College Park, 1998—2004, associate professor, since 2004. Associate editor North America Journal Aquaculture, Bethesda, 1988—1990. Director Striped Bass Grower's Association, 1996.

Visiting scientist Woods Hole (Massachusetts) Oceanographic Institute, 1975. Adjunct associate professor department pathology School Medicine, University Maryland, 1988—2001. Adjunct associate Horn Point Environmental Laboratory University Maryland, Cambridge, 1996—2001.


Member of United States Department of Agriculture (advisory committee for national coordinator for aquaculture new animal drug approvals, aquaculture advisory committee for national animal germplasm program, n.e. regional aquaculture center, industry and technical advisory committees), Federal Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture (quality assurance in aquaculture workgroup), World Aquaculture Society, United States Aquaculture Society (vice president 2001-2002, director, vice president 2001-2002), American Fisheries Society (certified fisheries scientist), Striped Bass Grower's Association (associate), Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Mary A. Newton, July 20, 1954. Children: Anna, Luke.

Emeline Woods III

Mary A. Newton

Anna III

Luke III