Ira Levine

Ira Levine

Dr. Ira A. Levine, Ph.D. is a tenured Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Southern Maine, Chairperson of the USM Lewiston Auburn College Faculty, Director of the USM, LAC Aquatic Research Lab (algal genetic engineering, physiological ecology, and new product development). Additionally, Dr. Levine is the President and Board Chair of the Algae Foundation, President and Board Chair of Professors Beyond Borders. Previously, awarded a 2009-2010 U.S. State Department, Fulbright New Century Scholar and in 2007-2008 was a visiting professor of biology at Duke University. Dr. Levine combines 30 years of applied and basic research in the molecular, physiological ecology and cultivation of algae, aquatic farming management, and aquaculture engineering. Dr. Levine’s farming experience includes open-ocean and pond cultivation in Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, and USA (Hawaii, Florida, and Maine). Current efforts include algal cultivar enhancement for aquaculture and agriculture feed supplementation, human nutraceuticals and cosmaceuticals, fine chemicals and plant-based biofuels.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Southern Maine, Lewiston, ME, USA

Book

Editors: Joël Fleurence & Ira Levine Release Date: 27 Apr 2016
Print Book:
USD 153.00
USD 180.00
Editors: Joël Fleurence & Ira Levine Release Date: 27 Apr 2016
eBook:
USD 153.00
USD 180.00