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Current BMB Student Composite 

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Mohammed Ali
Mohammed Ali

Research Interest:

Investigating differential intron sensitivity to PUF60, a gene that is deleted or amplified in developmental syndromes and cancers

Alissa Beam
Alissa Beam

Research Interest:

The Effect of Integrator Subunit 11 Mutations on Integrator Function and Neuronal Development

Hannah Clary
Hannah Clary

Research Interest:

Investigating the roles of the SF3B1 ULMs in recruiting protein phosphatases for pre-mRNA splicing

Brandon Davis
Brandon Davis, PhD

Research Interest:

 Picking up the Pieces: The Fragmented Process of Cas13 Mediated RNA Cleavage in Human Cells

Sergei Eliseev
Sergei Eliseev
First Year
Wyatt Fales
Wyatt Fales
Second Year
Jeffrey Gabell
Jeffrey Gabell

Research Interest:

Development of tools and tRNA-based therapeutics for rescue of PTC-derived disease and improved target protein expression

Amy Grove
Amy Grove
First Year
Ryan Hardy
Ryan Hardy
Second Year
Leon Harvey
Leon Harvey

Research Interest:

Investigating the Role of RNA Helicases in Splicing Changes caused by Cancer Associated SF3B1 Mutations

MaryClaire Haseley
MaryClaire Haseley

Research Interest:

Identification and Characterization of Transcription Factors Associating with the Integrator Complex

Anne Haskins
Anne Haskins
First Year
Eric Hillpot
Eric Hillpot, MS

Research Interest:

Structural Characterization of a SIRT6-Nucleosome Array Complex

Molly Hulver
Molly Hulver, MS

Research Interest:

Modeling CDK12 and CDK13 Loss-of-Function to Investigate Their Roles in Alternative Polyadenylation and Neoantigen Expression

Madeline Jensen
Madeline Jensen

Research Interest:

Cytoplasmic binding partners of Integrator endonuclease INTS11 and paralog CPSF73 are required for their nuclear function

Daniil Kiliushik
Daniil Kiliushik

Research Interest:

Structure and Function Analysis of a Type III PreQ1 Riboswitch from Escherichia coli

Mert Koka
Mert Koka

Research Interest:

Pulling the plug on bacteriophage infection: investigating the molecular mechanism of activation of CRISPR-Csx28

Rahiim Lake
Rahiim Lake
Third Year

Research Interest:

The hormesis effect of glycative stress on the heart during ischemic reperfusion

Matthew Law
Matthew Law

Research Interest:

Structure and Function Analysis of a Spermidine-Sensing Bacterial Riboswitch

Elizabeth Lucas
Elizabeth Lucas

Research Interest:

The Role of the Architectural Transcription Factor HMGN1 in Modulating Inter-nucleosome Interactions

Nicholas Macoretta
Nicholas Macoretta, MS

Research Interest:

The Role of Histone Modifications and Variants in Longevity of Rodent Species

Julia Nicosia
Julia Nicosia, MS

Research Interest:

The role of the Type VI CRISPR-Cas accessory protein Csx27 in CRISPR-Cas13 mediated anti-viral immunity

Thomas Ossevoort
Thomas Ossevoort

Research Interest:

Defining the roles of 5’UTR length and secondary structure in eukaryotic translation initiation

Yi Pan
Yi Pan, MS

Research Interest:

Targeted tRNA pseudouridylation reveals a novel base interaction that facilitates nonsense suppression

Alexander Parks
Alexander Parks
Second Year
Melina Pinzon
Melina Pinzon
First Year
Keegan Proctor
Keegan Proctor

Research Interest:

Developing a platform for experimental identification of genetic barriers to horizontal gene transfer in Staphylococcus aureus

Tiana Rohe
Tiana Rohe

Research Interest:

Sustainable Degradation of Marine Plastics using Vegetative and Sporulated 3D-Bioprinted Materials

Miraz Sadi
Miraz Sadi
First Year
Lucas Simpson
Lucas Simpson

Research Interest:

High throughput screening identifies EGLN family prolyl hydroxylases as important determinants of HCMV infection

Zachary Smith
Zachary Smith

Research Interest:

Regulation of Transcription by the Combination of a KDM5 inhibitor and Decitabine in Breast Cancer

Jennifer Twardowski
Jennifer Twardowski, MS

Research Interest:

Inhibition of Precancerous Transformation via Drug-Induced p53 Activation

Elinore Vangraafeiland
Elinore Vangraafeiland, MS

Research Interest:

Targeting programmed ribosomal frameshifting in SARS-CoV-2 with a resin-bound dynamic combinatorial library

Nicole Waild
Nicole Waild

Research Interest:

Novel CRISPR Screening Pipeline identifies JUNB as an Inflammatory Anti-viral Factor

Lindsey Wainwright
Lindsey Wainwright

Research Interest:

In Vitro Selection Identifies Cardiac Cell Targeting RNA Motifs/p>

Weijia Zhang
Weijia Zhang
First Year