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The following lists represents graduate students and post-doctoral fellows within departmental laboratories. For students in our graduate programs please see:

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Viktoriya  Anokhina, Viktoriya  Anokhina
Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab

Strategies for Enhancing Permeability and Specificity of RNA-targeted Anti-HIV Compounds

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Chen Bao, Chen Bao
Graduate Student
Ermolenko Lab

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Lauren Benoodt, Lauren Benoodt
Graduate Student
Thakar Lab

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Kyle Berger, Kyle Berger
Graduate Student
Turner Lab

Unexpected Structure and Stabilities for RNAs Containing GU Base Pairs Near Loops

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Christina Brule, Christina Brule
Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab

Identification and Characterization of Inhibitory Codon Pairs in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

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Michael Bryan, Michael Bryan
Graduate Student
Benjamin Miller Lab

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Chapin Cavender, Chapin Cavender
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

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Sai Chavali, Sai Chavali
Graduate Student
First Year

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Hana Cho, Ph.D.Hana Cho Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Maquat Lab

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Udaysankar Chockanathan, Udaysankar Chockanathan
Graduate Student
Wismüller Lab

Comparison of the efficacy of various correlation and causation algorithms for quantifying interactions in resting-state fMRI brain activity using graph theory approaches

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Stephen Constable, Stephen Constable
Graduate Student
First Year

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Tyler Couch, Tyler Couch
Graduate Student
Steiner Lab

Disrupting the Erythroid Enhancer for Setd8 in Human Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells with CRISPR/Cas9

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Amber Cutter, Amber Cutter
Graduate Student
Hayes Lab

Mapping multiple nucleosome interaction sites of linker histone H1

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Meemanage  De Zoysa, Meemanage  De Zoysa
Graduate Student
Yu Lab

Pseudouridylation of S. cerevisiae U2 snRNA by Box H/ACA Ribonucleoprotein Guided Mechanism

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Thareendra De Zoysa, Thareendra De Zoysa
Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab

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Debapratim Dutta, Debapratim Dutta
Graduate Student
Wedekind Lab

Relating RNA Structure to Regulatory Conformation in Live Cells

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Sierra Fox, Sierra Fox
Graduate Student
Bulger Lab

Dissecting the Function of Domain-Forming Transcriptional Enhancers

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Dalia Ghoneim, Dalia Ghoneim
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

RNA secondary structure prediction

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Christopher Goodwin, Christopher Goodwin
Graduate Student
Munger Lab

HCMV and Immunity: UL26 Interactions with NFkB and ISGylation Pathways

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Lu Han, Lu Han
Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab

Substrate specificity of the Trm140 C32 methyltransferase

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Fanfan Hao, Fanfan Hao
Graduate Student
Hayes Lab

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Steven Henderson, Steven Henderson
Graduate Student
Gorbunova Lab

Exploring the Link between Longevity and DNA Double Strand Break Repair Coordination by SIRT6

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Lisa Houston, Lisa Houston
Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab

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Nazish Jeffery, Nazish Jeffery
Graduate Student
Bulger Lab

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Mohammad Kayedkhordeh, Mohammad Kayedkhordeh
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Investigating Genome-wide Patterns of Secondary Structure in mRNA Sequences

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Wan-Jung Lai, Wan-Jung Lai
Graduate Student
Ermolenko Lab

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Bronwyn Lucas, Bronwyn Lucas
Graduate Student
Maquat Lab

3' UTR SINEs and Staufen-mediated mRNA decay regulate orthologous human and mouse genes

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Lingfeng Luo, Lingfeng Luo
Graduate Student
Yan Lab

Regulation and Function of Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases in Pathological Vascular Remodeling

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Nicholas Macoretta, Nicholas Macoretta
Graduate Student
First Year

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Jerry Madukwe, Jerry Madukwe
Graduate Student
Smrcka Lab

Role of Mitochondria in Osteogenic Potential of Mesenchymal Stem Cells During Aging

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Luke Marr, Luke Marr
Graduate Student
Hayes Lab

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Laxmi Mishra, Ph.D.Laxmi Mishra Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Hayes Lab

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Morgan Monaghan, Ph.D.Morgan Monaghan Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Munger Lab

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Isreal Moreno, Isreal Moreno
Graduate Student
First Year

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Yuliya Muradova, Yuliya Muradova
Graduate Student
Perkins Lab

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Rohith Palli, Rohith Palli
Graduate Student
Thakar Lab

Comparing conventional techniques to characterize resting-state fMRI brain activity to our Mutual Connectivity Analysis (MCA) approach using realistic simulated fMRI data

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Matthew Payea, Matthew Payea
Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab

Characterization of Rapid tRNA Decay: High-Throughput Identification of tRNA Substrates

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Christopher Phipps, Christopher Phipps
Graduate Student
Maquat Lab

Coactivator PGC1β Contains a Novel CBP80-Binding Motif That Orchestrates Efficient Target-Gene Transcription and Transcript Splicing

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Xavier Rambout, Ph.D.Xavier Rambout Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate
Maquat Lab

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Irene Rodriguez-Sanchez, Irene Rodriguez-Sanchez
Graduate Student
Munger Lab

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Letty Salas Estrada, Letty Salas Estrada
Graduate Student
Grossfield Lab

Characterization of Opsin's Activation Mechanism Using Multi-basin Structure-based Models

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Owen Smith, Owen Smith
Graduate Student
Brookes Lab

The Physiologic Role of Mitochondrial Potassium Channels

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Louis  Smith, Louis  Smith
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Benchmarking RNA Force Fields using Hairpin Loop Folding Free Energy Change

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Daniel Steiner, Daniel Steiner
Graduate Student
First Year

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Hongying Sun, Hongying Sun
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

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Sreyoshi Sur, Sreyoshi Sur
Graduate Student
Grossfield Lab

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Sumanun Suwunnakorn , Ph.D.Sumanun Suwunnakorn  Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Rustchenko-Bulgac Lab

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Zhen Tan, Zhen Tan
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Model RNA Secondary Structure with Sequence Comparison and Experimental Mapping Data

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Ethan Walker, Ethan Walker
Graduate Student
First Year

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Jiyu Wang, Jiyu Wang
Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab

Defining Mechanisms that Maintain Reading Frame in Eukaryotic Translation

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Chandani Warnasooriya, Ph.D.Chandani Warnasooriya Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Ermolenko Lab

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Li Xie, Li Xie
Graduate Student
Li Lab

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms that Control Tissue Homeostasis and Somatic Stem Cells

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Qiangzong Yin, Qiangzong Yin
Graduate Student
Yu Lab

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Beijie Yu, Beijie Yu
Graduate Student
First Year

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Jiang Zhu, Ph.D.Jiang Zhu Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Li Lab

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Hong Zhu, Hong Zhu
Graduate Student
Dumont Lab

Yeast Cell Surface Display of HIV Envelope Glycoprotein for Vaccine Development

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Jeffrey Zuber, Ph.D.Jeffrey Zuber Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Mathews Lab

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