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  1. Photo of Angela Balliano

    Angela Balliano

    Characterization of ATP-Dependent Chromatin Remodeler-Nucleosome Interactions and Analysis of the Role of HMGB1 in Base Excision Repair

  2. Photo of Stefanie DeVito

    Stefanie DeVito, Ph.D.

    Contributions of Pyrimidine Biosynthesis to Viral Infection

  3. Photo of Guangze Jin

    Guangze Jin, Ph.D.

    Characterization of PIN-domain Toxin-antitoxins VapBC from Mycobacterium tuberculosis

  4. Photo of Morgan Monaghan

    Morgan Monaghan

    Identification of A2 Inter-Subunit Interactions in Factor VIIIa of the Blood Clotting Pathway


    • Philip J. Fay, Ph.D.
  5. Photo of Kevin Murphy

    Kevin Murphy

    The Non-Histone Protein HMGN1 Alters Core Histone Tail and H1 Interactions to Modify Higher-Order Chromatin Structure

  6. Photo of Chinmay Surve

    Chinmay Surve, Ph.D.

    Stimulation of Neutrophil Migration through the Dynamic Regulation of Signaling by the Heterotrimeric G Proteins ai and bgSubunit


  1. Photo of Brenda Cadiz-Rivera

    Brenda Cadiz-Rivera, Ph.D.

    Hyperacetylated Domain Formation and cis-acting Regulatory DNA Sequences within the Murine β-globin Locus

  2. Photo of Joshua Dewe

    Joshua Dewe, Ph.D.

    Characterizing the Role of Elongation Factor 1A and Other Cellular Proteins in the Yeast Rapid tRNA Decay Pathway

  3. Photo of Joseph Liberman

    Joseph Liberman, Ph.D.

    Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University

    Structural and Functional Analysis of Gene Regulatory PreQ1 Riboswitches

  4. Photo of William McDougall

    William McDougall, Ph.D.

    Characterization of the APOBEC3G ssDNA Editing Complex and its Regulation by RNA

  5. Photo of David Rabayev

    David Rabayev, Ph.D.

    Tissue Specific Gene Activation by a Class of Enhancers in Hyperacetylated Domains of Chromatin

  6. Photo of Jiashi Wang

    Jiashi Wang, Ph.D.

    Investigation of an evolutionarily conserved Staufen-mediated mRNA decay pathway that involves SINEs and lncRNAs


  1. Photo of Kimberly Dean

    Kimberly Dean, Ph.D.

    Selection, Identification, and Characterization of Codon Pairs that Inhibit Translation and the Development of the RNA-ID Method to Measure the Effects of Cis-Regulatory Elements

  2. Photo of Geoffrey Lippa

    Geoffrey Lippa, Ph.D.

    Currently: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Alfred State University

    Thermodynamic Analysis and Characterization of Viral-Host Protein Interactions as a Preface to HIV Therapeutic Design

  3. Photo of Sharon Pepenella

    Sharon Pepenella, Ph.D.

    Characterization of Intra- and Inter-nucleosomal Interactions of the Histone H4 Tail Domain and the Effects of H4 Acetylation on Chromatin Structure

  4. Photo of Cody Spencer

    Cody Spencer, Ph.D.

    Fatty Acid Biosynthesis: Elucidating the Mechanisms Behind the Manipulation and Necessity of a Metabolic Pathway Critical for Viral and Cancer Pathogenesis

  5. Photo of Jeffrey Zuber

    Jeffrey Zuber, Ph.D.

    Identification of Mutations Affecting the Thermal Stability of Ste2p, a G Protein Coupled Receptor in S. cerevisiae


  1. Photo of Jennifer DeAngelis

    Jennifer DeAngelis, Ph.D.

    The Mechanisms for Catalytic Inactivation of FVIIIa by APC and Factor Xa


    • Philip J. Fay, Ph.D.
  2. Photo of Rozzy Finn

    Rozzy Finn, Ph.D.

    The Role of Glutamate Receptors in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis


    • David A. Pearce, Ph.D.
  3. Photo of Jason Gloor

    Jason Gloor, Ph.D.

    Currently: Computer Consultant, Excellus

    Binding and Cleavage Specificities of Human Dna2 and FEN1 Define Their Enzymatic Activities during DNA Replication and Repair

  4. Photo of Chenguang Gong

    Chenguang Gong, Ph.D.

    Staufen1-Mediated mRNA Decay in Mammalian Cells

  5. Photo of Athena Kantartzis

    Athena Kantartzis, Ph.D.

    Currently: Clinical Chemistry Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Genome Maintenance

  6. Photo of Jessica McArdle

    Jessica McArdle, Ph.D.

    Uncovering the Mechanism by Which Human Cytomegalovirus Mediates Glycolytic Activation

  7. Photo of Adam Miller

    Adam Miller, Ph.D.

    Human Telomere DNA Damage by Oxidation and Direct Effect Ionizing Radiation, and the Promotion of Telomere DNA Repair by Telomere Proteins

  8. Photo of Karyn Schmidt

    Karyn Schmidt, Ph.D.

    Air Proteins Control Differential TRAMP Substrate Specificity for Nuclear RNA Surveillance

  9. Photo of Wen Shen

    Wen Shen, Ph.D.

    Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad CA

    Factors that Promote Strand Transfer Recombination during HIV-1 Reverse Transcription

  10. Photo of Guowei Wu

    Guowei Wu, Ph.D.

    Constitutive and inducible pseudouridylation of S. cerevisiae U2 snRNA


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