Brian Lawrence, PhD

Dr. Lawrence is a co-founder of the company and co-inventor of the company’s SDP technology. He has over 12 years’ experience in developing silk-based biomaterials for use in a variety of medical and commercial product applications. Previously he was the CEO of Seryx Biomedical, and has prior experience working in the biotechnology and chemical manufacturing sector as a specialist in process engineering. Dr. Lawrence is a recognized leader in the silk material development space, and has numerous publications and issued patents related to silk-based technologies. He earned a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University (Ithaca, NY), an MSE in Biomedical Engineering from Tufts University (Medford, MA), and a BSE in Bioengineering from the University of Toledo (OH).