Dr. Eric Lam


Shawn Sorrels received his Bachelor's degree in Genetics from Rutgers University and is currently earning his PhD in Plant Biology. 

Eric Lam is a graduate of UC Berkeley and completed his postdoctoral research at the Rockefeller University on Plant Molecular Biology. 
He is author on over 170 publications in journals including Science and Nature and has been awarded 5 patents relating to biotechnology methods.
​He received the Alexander von Humboldt award in Molecular Biology (2007) and a Fulbright-Brazil Science Fellow (2014-15).

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Shawn Sorrels


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Planet Duckweed is focused on healthy food and  sustainable agriculture. 

Our founders are researchers who have dedicated their lives to food security. Making sure you always have access to the healthiest food grown in a way that does not hurt the environment. 

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