Harris Lewin, PhD


Dr. Harris Lewin is a distinguished professor in the Department of Evolution and Ecology and the UC Davis Genome Center. His research focuses on mammalian genome evolution and the role of chromosome rearrangements in adaptation, speciation and the origins of cancer. Lewin is leading the Earth BioGenome Project that has the ambitious aim of sequencing and annotating the genomes of all ~1.5 million animals, plants, fungi, and single cell eukaryotes on Earth.