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Biologist , researcher

Lowell Nelson Lewis, American biologist, researcher. Named Guggenheim fellow Guggenheim Foundation, New York City, 1967-1968, American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow, 1991. Sergeant United States Army, 1955-1957, Korea. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Plant Physiology.

Background

Lewis, Lowell Nelson was born on July 9, 1931 in Kingston, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Nelson Y. and Mae J. (Parrish) Lewis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1953. Master of Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, 1960.

Career

Professor, University of California, Riverside, 1960-1991; associate dean, 1971-1980; assistant vice president, Berkeley, California, 1980-1986; associate vice president, Oakland, California, 1986-1991; senior researcher adviser, U. Arizona, Cairo, Egypt, 1992-1995; coordinator technical Transfer, University of California, Barcelona, Spain, since 1995. Board directors Ecogen, Langhorne, pennsylvania, since 1989. Founder, director Tahoe-Baikal Institute, California, 1990-1992.

Scientific adviser Institute Research, Spain, 1992-1994.

Membership

Sergeant United States Army, 1955-1957, Korea. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Plant Physiology.

Connections

father:
Nelson Y. Lewis

mother:
Mae J. (Parrish) Lewis