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Dr. Stephen M. Lewis received a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree from Dalhousie University in 1998, completing his honors research project on the fusogenic protein of avian reovirus with Dr. Roy Duncan. In 1998, Dr. Lewis began his Ph.D. studies in the laboratory of Dr. Gerald C. Johnston at Dalhousie, where he studied the molecular mechanisms of vesicle trafficking in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. From 2004 until 2007, he investigated the molecular biology of translational control at the Apoptosis Research Centre, located at the University of Ottawa, with Dr. Martin Holcik. Dr. Lewis joined the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute in 2008 as a Research Scientist.

Dr. Lewis is currently the Scientific Director at the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute and Adjunct Professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at Université de Moncton. In addition to his academic appointments, Dr. Lewis is the Chair of the Management Advisory Council of the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute, and a member of several peer review committees. Dr. Lewis is currently investigating how deregulated protein synthesis contributes to the development and progression of cancer, with a particular focus on metastatic breast cancer.

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