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James Hewlett 

Executive Director/Principal Investigator

Professor Hewlett is a Pre-med graduate of Bucknell University (B.S. in Biology) and the University of Connecticut (M.S. in Physiology/Marine Science). After graduating from the University of Connecticut, he entered a doctoral training program within the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester, where he worked on adenoviral vectors for gene therapy.  Professor Hewlett currently serves as the Director of Biotechnology/ Biomanufacturing at FLCC.  In addition to teaching, he serves as the New York Hub Director of the Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2).  He also serves on the Editorial Board of the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science and the Editorial Board of The American Society of Cell Biology’s CBE Life Sciences Education journal.  He serves on the Advisory Board for Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Bioscience Education and Technology (CBET) and is a member of the Steering Committee for the University of Georgia’s RCN-UBE Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences Network (CUREnet).

 

Professor Hewlett serves on the Editorial Board of the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science at the University of Buffalo and is on the Editorial Board of The American Society of Cell Biology’s CBE Life Sciences Education journal. He serves on the Advisory Board for Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Bioscience Education and Technology (CBET) and is a member of the Steering Committee for the University of Georgia’s RCN-UBE Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences Network (CUREnet) and the Ecological Society of America’s Next Generation Careers RCN-UBE.  Professor Hewlett served as the Chair of the Advisory Board for “Taking Delaware's Biotechnology Education to the Next Level,” a state-wide program designed to address the workforce demand in the region's growing biotechnology industry by expanding and enhancing educational capacity at Delaware Technical and Community College system. He is currently a member of the Committee on Strengthening Research Experiences for Undergraduate STEM Students at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, D.C.