William Newcomb has over 30 years of experience in the lab, working primarily with Herpes simplex virus, as well as vesicular stomatitis virus and bovine papilloma virus. His research areas include growth and purification of virus and isolation and characterization of replicative intermediates and sub viral structures. He also works with protein expression and crystallization.
Mr. Newcomb’s primary research interests include isolation, purification and characterization of the primary enveloped virion (PEV), procapsid, portal complex and pUL36 protein of herpes simplex type 1. He is also involved in a project that entails the purification and characterization of S9 bacteriophage procapsid.