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Ramsey Lewis

Charles and Marilyn Stuber Distinguished Professor of Plant Breeding
North Carolina State University

Ramsey Lewis is a university faculty scholar and is the Charles and Marilyn Stuber Distinguished Professor of Plant Breeding in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at North Carolina State University (NCSU). His program carries out research in tobacco breeding and genetics. He is also responsible for maintaining the United States Nicotiana Germplasm Collection and supervising the NCSU Tobacco Analytical Services Laboratory.

Lewis has published more than 75 peer-reviewed articles on issues related to tobacco breeding and genetics, many involving genetics-based modification of cured tobacco leaf chemistry. Additionally, he teaches a course in plant breeding at NCSU.