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Current Student Composite (Updated annually in fall)


Viktoriya  Anokhina
Viktoriya  Anokhina, M.S.
Research Interest:
Increasing Efficacy of RNA-targeted anti-HIV Compounds via Nanoparticle Formulation
Chen Bao
Chen Bao
Research Interest:
Frameshifting Stimulating Stem Loops Induce Ribosome Pausing by Inhibiting tRNA Binding to the Ribosome A Site
Rachel Bonn-Breach
Rachel Bonn-Breach
Tyler Couch
Tyler Couch, M.S.
Research Interest:
The Histone Mono-methyltransferase Setd8 is an Important Regulator in Human Erythropoiesis
Meemanage  De Zoysa
Meemanage  De Zoysa, M.S.
Research Interest:
The Effect of U2 snRNA Pseudouridylation on Pre-mRNA Splicing in S. cerevisiae
Thareendra De Zoysa
Thareendra De Zoysa, M.S.
Research Interest:
Conservation of tRNA Quality Control Pathways in Eukaryotes
Sierra Fox
Sierra Fox, M.S.
Research Interest:
Dissecting the Function of Domain-Forming Transcriptional Enhancers
Justin Galardi
Justin Galardi
Christopher Goodwin
Christopher Goodwin, M.S.
Research Interest:
HCMV and NFκB Signaling: Viral Modulation of Host Cell Inflammatory Signaling During Infection
Fanfan Hao
Fanfan Hao, M.S.
Research Interest:
Communication Between the Core Histone Tails and the H1 Carboxyl-Terminal Domain
Omar Hedaya
Omar Hedaya
Lisa Houston
Lisa Houston, M.S.
Research Interest:
Understanding the Mechanisms of Codon Pair Inhibition
Nazish Jeffery
Nazish Jeffery, M.S.
Research Interest:
The Role of Histone H2A Variants in Erythropoiesis
Wan-Jung Lai
Wan-Jung Lai, M.S.
Research Interest:
The Closeness of the 5’ and 3’ ends is a Universal Property of mRNA
Bronwyn Lucas
Bronwyn Lucas, M.S.
Research Interest:
ER-associated Functions of the Double-stranded RNA-binding Protein Staufen1
Lingfeng Luo
Lingfeng Luo, M.S.
Research Interest:
The Roles of PDE10A and PDE1A in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells and Pathological Vascular Remodeling
Nicholas Macoretta
Nicholas Macoretta
Research Interest:
The Roles of Histone Variants and Histone Modifications in Aging
Luke Marr
Luke Marr, M.S.
Research Interest:
A Novel Method for Probing Chromatin Accessibility
Isreal Moreno
Isreal Moreno, M.S.
Research Interest:
The Role of Non-canonical Metabolic Isoforms During HCMV Infection
Yuliya Muradova
Yuliya Muradova, M.S.
Research Interest:
Secondary Structure Clues About Function of Leukemic Protein PRDM3
Matthew Raymonda
Matthew Raymonda
Griffin Schroeder
Griffin Schroeder
Monika Tasak
Monika Tasak
Research Interest:
Analysis of the tRNA Specificity of a Yeast Anticodon Loop Methyltransferase.
Jennifer Twardowski
Jennifer Twardowski
Arica VanderWal
Arica VanderWal
Ethan Walker
Ethan Walker
Research Interest:
Global Analysis of Protein Stability by Mass Spectrometry
Jiyu Wang
Jiyu Wang, M.S.
Research Interest:
Stalled Ribosomes Maintain the Reading Frame Due to the Multi-protein Bridging Factor 1(Mbf1), Rps3 and Asc1
Hong Zhu
Hong Zhu, M.S.
Research Interest:
Yeast Cell Surface Display of HIV Envelope Glycoprotein for Vaccine Development