Dr. Harris Lewin  Distinguished Professor of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis  Distinguished Professor of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California, Davis  Robert and Rosabel Osborne Endowed Chair  Earth BioGenome Project Chairperson, 2015-present  Fellow, John Muir Institute of the Environment, 2017-present

Dr. Harris Lewin

Distinguished Professor of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis

Distinguished Professor of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California, Davis

Robert and Rosabel Osborne Endowed Chair

Earth BioGenome Project Chairperson, 2015-present

Fellow, John Muir Institute of the Environment, 2017-present

Education

  • Ph.D. Immunology, University of California, Davis

  •  Master of Science, Animal Breeding & Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

  •  Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Professional Experience

  • Vice Chancellor for Research, University of California, Davis, 2011-2016

  • Section 61 Chair, National Academy of Sciences, elected 2018, member since 2012

  • Foreign Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, elected 2007

  • Founding Co-editor: Annual Reviews of Animal and Veterinary BioSciences, 2010-present

  • Genome 10K Executive Committee, 2011-present

  • Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012

 Professional Interests

  • Genome evolution

  • Immunogenetics

  • Biodiversity genomics

 Hobbies

  • Blues and Rock n Roll Guitar

  • Cycling

  • Fast cars

 Contact

  • lewin@ucdavis.edu