Spider silk research by a University of Wyoming professor is featured in a four-part NOVA series that begins next week. Continue reading
By Josie Lorimer and Robert Waggener
The science bug bit Randy Lewis as he carried out chemistry experiments while attending Powell High School (PHS) in the late 1960s. Continue reading
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announced June 4 University of Wyoming Professor Don Jarvis has agreed to a formal consulting relationship with the Lansing, Mich.-based company. Continue reading
Got some special milk, plastic tubing, some red beads and salt water?
What’s needed to spin spider silk proteins may seem pedestrian, but walking to the nearest hardware store for supplies and trying isn’t recommended.
The spider silk research prowess of Professor Randy Lewis and his team in the Department of Molecular Biology at the University of Wyoming draws world-wide interest. For example, a presentation about his research was selected as a Top 5 hot talks/cool paper during the Materials Research Society’s international fall meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. The Top 5 were selected from nearly 5,000 oral and poster presentations. Continue reading
A presentation about research into spider silk proteins by University of Wyoming molecular biology Professor Randy Lewis was selected as a Top 5 hot talks/cool paper during the Materials Research Society’s (MRS) international fall meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. Continue reading