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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Paul Boutz
Paul L. Boutz, Ph.D.
MC 3-8832
Phone: (585) 276-8739
Email Paul
Research Interest: Regulation of pre-mRNA splicing and polyadenylation in healthy and diseased states; the contribution of RNA processing to cancer biology; effects of small molecule drugs on RNA processing and gene expression.

Research Staff

Quinn Doubet
Quinn Doubet
Laboratory Technician III
MC 3-7537
Phone: (585) 275-9331
Andrew Polevoda
Andrew Polevoda
Programmer/Analyst
MC 3-7537
Phone: (585) 275-9331

Graduate Students

Mohammed Ali
Research Interest:

Investigating differential intron sensitivity to core spliceosome factors that are amplified or deleted in developmental syndromes and cancer

Leon Harvey
Research Interest:

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

Xueyang He
Research Interest:

Modeling the effects of cancer-associated spliceosome mutations and identifying driving intronic features using deep-learning neural networks

Molly Hulver
Research Interest:

Modeling CDK12 and CDK13 loss-of-function (LOF) in prostate cancer cells to investigate their roles in alternative polyadenylation and neo-antigen expression