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Dr. Gregory Altman

Co-Founder and CEO

A leading expert in natural silk biomaterials, Greg heads strategy and innovation at Evolved By Nature™. His extensive research into silk’s biocompatibility with the human body led to the creation of his first company, Serica Technologies, where he and Dr. Rebecca Lacouture developed the first FDA-approved silk-based medical device for soft tissue reconstruction. This breakthrough technology was acquired by Allergan, where Greg served as Vice President of Research and Development and General Manager before co-founding Evolved By Nature in 2013. The inventor for several patents on clean silk technology, Greg holds a PhD in Biotechnology Engineering and BS in Chemistry from Tufts University. He is married to an environmental sociologist and is the proud father of two boys.

Dr. Rebecca Lacouture

Co-Founder, President and COO

With a passion for clean solutions for human health, Beck leads Evolved By Nature™’s development, engineering and operations. Her findings have led to critical advancements in silk technology, and she is the inventor for several patents on the structure of silk biomaterials. Beck spearheaded research and development at Serica Technologies and Allergan before co-founding Evolved By Nature in 2013. She was named one of Boston Business Journal’s 40 under 40 in 2015. Beck earned her PhD in Biomedical Engineering and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University. When not in the lab, she can be found spending time with her husband and two young sons.