Lewis, Marsha J. Ph.D.

Lecturer

Marsha Lewis, Lecturer

Office: CPE 2.708 Mailing Address:
Phone: 512-471-3263 University of Texas at Austin
Fax: 512-471-7060 McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering
Email: marsha.lewis@utexas.edu 200 E Dean Keeton St. Stop C0400
UT Mail: C0400 Austin, Texas  78712-1589

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D., Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin (2010)

B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1993)

Courses Taught

ChE 317 Introduction to Chemical Engineering Analysis

ChE 264 Senior Projects and Unit Operations Lab

ChE 339  Biochemical Engineering

Focus

Biochemical engineering

Awards & Honors

  • Life Technologies Award for Excellence in Biochemistry Research
  • Sergeant Major’s Award for the 1991 Battalion Soldier of the Year

Poster Presentations (selected)

  • Schaack, G., Lewis, M., Siegel, D.; Isolation and bioactivity of secondary metabolites from endophytic fungi in Sophora secundiflora.Poster presented at the 69th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Waco, TX, November 16-19, 2013.
  • Bandy, R., Soto,M., Lewis, M., Siegel, D.; Isolation of endophytic fungi derived from Taraxacum officinale and Melissa officinalis and analysis of their natural products for anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties. Poster presented at the University of Texas Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX, April 12, 2013. This poster won the Life Technologies Award for excellence in Biochemistry Research.
  • Frautschi, R., Lewis, M., Siegel, D.; Isolation and analysis of endophytic fungi and their antioxidant products from Urtica chamaedryoides and Wedelia texanaPoster presented at the University of Texas Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX, April 12, 2013. This poster was runner up for excellence in Chemistry Research.
  • La, J., Lewis, M..; Optimization of TLC anti-bacterial analysis method for routine use in an undergraduate research laboratory. Poster presented at the University of Texas Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX, April 12, 2013.
  • Chamiso, M., Lewis, M..; Species of endophytic fungi isolated from local Rosmarinus officinalisfor for isolation of biologically active secondary metabolites. Poster presented at the University of Texas Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX, April 12, 2013. Poster also presented at the  Annual Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) conference held in El Paso, TX on September 21 and 22, 2012.
  • Eisenmenger, E., Patel, K., Lewis, M.; Endophytic fungi derived from the common Mistletoe excrete Natural Products with anti-bacterial activity. Poster presented at the University of Texas Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX, April 13, 2012.
  • Nguyen, M., Patel, S., Lewis, M.; Isolation of antimicrobial secondary metabolites from endophytic fungi in Echinacea purpurea. Poster presented at the University of Texas Undergraduate Research Forum, Austin, TX, April 13, 2012.