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2017-2018 Student Composite

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Current Students

Viktoriya  Anokhina

Viktoriya  Anokhina

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

Christina Brule

Christina Brule

Research Interest: Identification and Characterization of Inhibitory Codon Pairs in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

Tyler Couch

Tyler Couch

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

Amber Cutter

Amber Cutter

Research Interest: Linker Histones: Novel Insights into Structure-specific Recognition of the Nucleosome

Meemanage  De Zoysa

Meemanage  De Zoysa

Research Interest: Substrate Recognition by Box H/ACA RNA Guided Pseudouridylation

Thareendra De Zoysa

Thareendra De Zoysa

Research Interest: The Role of Yeast Met22 and pAp Signaling in Rapid tRNA Decay

Sierra Fox

Sierra Fox

Research Interest: Dissecting the Function of Domain-Forming Transcriptional Enhancers

Christopher Goodwin

Christopher Goodwin

Research Interest: HCMV and Immunity: UL26 Interactions with NFkB and ISGylation Pathways

Lu Han

Lu Han

Research Interest: Substrate specificity of the Trm140 C32 methyltransferase

Fanfan Hao

Fanfan Hao

Research Interest: Communication between the Core Histone Tails and H1 Carboxyl-Terminal Domain

Steven Henderson

Steven Henderson

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

Lisa Houston

Lisa Houston

Research Interest: Mechanisms of Codon-mediated Inhibition of Translation

Nazish Jeffery

Nazish Jeffery

Research Interest: The Roles of Histone H2A Variants in Erythroid Maturation

Wan-Jung Lai

Wan-Jung Lai

Research Interest: Regulation of Protein Synthesis by mRNA Structure

Bronwyn Lucas

Bronwyn Lucas

Research Interest: ER-associated Functions of the Double-stranded RNA-binding Protein Staufen1

Lingfeng Luo

Lingfeng Luo

Research Interest: Regulation and Function of Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases in Pathological Vascular Remodeling

Nicholas Macoretta

Nicholas Macoretta

Jerry Madukwe

Jerry Madukwe

Research Interest: Role of Mitochondria in Osteogenic Potential of Mesenchymal Stem Cells During Aging

Luke Marr

Luke Marr

Research Interest: A Novel Method for Probing Chromatin Accessibility

Yuliya Muradova

Yuliya Muradova

Research Interest: Investigating Methyltransferase Activity of PRDM3

Matthew Payea

Matthew Payea

Research Interest: Mutations in the Anticodon Stem Can Provoke 5’-3’ tRNA Degradation by the Rapid tRNA Decay (RTD) Pathway

Christopher Phipps

Christopher Phipps

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

Matthew Raymonda

Matthew Raymonda

Owen Smith

Owen Smith

Research Interest: KNa1.2 is a Mitochondrial Potassium Channel with a Potential Metabolic Regulatory Role

Arica VanderWal

Arica VanderWal

Jiyu Wang

Jiyu Wang

Research Interest: Defining Mechanisms that Maintain Reading Frame in Eukaryotic Translation

Qiangzong Yin

Qiangzong Yin

Hong Zhu

Hong Zhu

Research Interest: Yeast Cell Surface Display of HIV Envelope Glycoprotein for Vaccine Development