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Michelle Lewis, PH.D.

Executive Director


Dr. Michelle Lewis is the Executive Director of the Stack Family Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training (CBET) where she focuses on the strategic deployment of workforce training programs and contract manufacturing (CM) services. Previously, Dr. Lewis served 7 years as the Assistant Director at the Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility at the University of Georgia which produces biological products for various academic and industrial clients. Dr. Lewis also served as Assistant Director of the Vanderbilt High-throughput Screening Facility at Vanderbilt University where she developed cell-based assays for the discovery of novel small molecule therapeutics, ensured quality and throughput of downstream secondary assays, and implemented high-content data analysis for the identification of bioactive molecules. Additionally, she worked as a Senior Staff Scientist for the Diversa Corporation and was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Johnson & Johnson.