User:Norman Wang

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Norman Wang (an artistic interpretation)

I work in the Presting Lab, MBBE department at the University of Hawaii.


  • 2006-?, PhD, Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • 2001-2003, MS, Bioinformatics, Northeastern University
  • 1996-2000, BS, Biology, University of California Santa Barbara


  • 2005-2006 Biogen Idec, San Diego, Protein Evolution, Antibody Engineering
  • 2003-2005 Biogen Idec, Boston, Cheminformatics, Protein Engineering
  • 2002 Pharmacopeia, New Jersey, Cheminformatics

Current Research

  • Hawaiian Algal Database (HADB)
  • Bioplastics & Biofuels from Cyanobacteria, PhD Thesis

Research Interests

  • Biofuels/Biopolymers
  • Computatonal Biology/Bioinformatics
  • Protein Engineering


  1. Norman Wang, William F. Smith, Brian R. Miller, Alexey A. Lugovskoy, Mitchell E. Reff, Scott M. Glaser, Lisa J. Croner, and Stephen J. Demarest, Conserved Amino Acid Networks Involved in Antibody Variable Domain Interactions, Submitted to Proteins in Apr. 2008, manuscript number Prot-00311-2008 [Paper3]
  2. Wang N, DeLisle RK, and Diller DJ. Fast small molecule similarity searching with multiple alignment profiles of molecules represented in one-dimension. J Med Chem. 2005 Nov 3;48(22):6980-90. DOI:10.1021/jm050563r | PubMed ID:16250656 | HubMed [Paper2]
  3. Wang, Norman & Tiffney, Bruce H., Seeds of Rhododendron (Ericaceae) from the Late Eocene of California. 2001. Palaeontographica p.245-254 [Paper1]

Contact Info

Norman Wang <br\> University of Hawaii <br\> 1955 East-West Road <br\> Agricultural Science 218 <br\> Honolulu, HI 96822 <br\> wangn at <br\> Email me through OpenWetWare


Interview in the Apr '07 Audrey Magazine