Norman Lewis

Online Databases Provide New Tool for Unlocking the Genetic Secrets in Medicinal Plants

PULLMAN, Wash. – Unlocking the genetic and biochemical secrets of plants used for medicinal purposes could be easier in the future, thanks to new online databases funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences through the American Recovery and Re-investment Act. The three-year projects were funded as part of a $10 million initiative from […]

WSU Scientist Part of Multi-Million-Dollar DOE Center for Bioenergy Research

PULLMAN, Wash. – Norman G. Lewis, director of Washington State University’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, will play a role in the multi-million-dollar bioenergy initiative recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy. DOE last week announced it will invest up to $375 million in three new Bioenergy Research centers as part of President Bush’s initiative […]

New Class of Proteins Discovered at WSU

PULLMAN, Wash. — This week’s “Science” magazine features a major article by Washington State University Professor of Biochemistry Norman G. Lewis and co-workers on their discovery of the first member of an apparent new class of proteins. These proteins help explain how nature controls free- radical chemistry, something scientists in laboratories have had difficulty doing. […]