Eric Steen

Eric Steen – Chief Executive Officer

Lygos

Eric Steen is committed to developing cost and performance advantaged chemicals using synthetic biology. Eric holds a PhD in bioengineering from UC-Berkeley and a minor in Management Technology from Haas School of Business, UC-Berkeley. Eric is an expert in programming cells to perform desired chemical reactions using microbes like yeast and E. coli. He has served as a consultant to the US National Petroleum Industry, has performed technical diligence for a number of companies, and is inventor of numerous catalytic technologies currently being commercialized.