Jared Lewis receives Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Jared Lewis has been selected for a 2016 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. Lewis, an assistant professor in chemistry at the University of Chicago, is one of 13 Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award recipients this year. He will receive an unrestricted grant of $75,000 to support his research on “Engineering Proteins for Selective Catalysis.”

Lewis joined the faculty in 2011, and was named a Searle Scholar the same year.

Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards support outstanding young academic researchers at an early stage of their careers. Recipients are selected based on their independent contributions to research and education in the chemical sciences. The Dreyfus Foundation is a leading nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of the chemical sciences. For more information, visit their website.