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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Dmitri ErmolenkoDmitri N. Ermolenko, Ph.D.

Structural dynamics of the ribosome and ribosomal ligands during proteins synthesis, regulation of protein synthesis by mRNA structure in normal and diseased cells, and mechanisms of antibiotic action.


Hironao WakabayashiHironao Wakabayashi, M.D., Ph.D
Research Assistant Professor
MC 3-8830
Phone: (585) 273-3321

Structural and functional analyses of factor VIII

Postdoctoral Scholars

Margarita BeliniteMargarita Belinite, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Staff

Gregory BallardGregory Ballard
Laboratory Technician III
MC 3-8560
Phone: (585) 273-3321

Inna NykonchukInna Nykonchuk
Laboratory Technician III
MC 3-8560
Phone: (585) 273-3321

Graduate Students

Chen BaoChen Bao
BMB Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Ph.D. Program

mRNA stem-loops can pause the ribosome by hindering A-site tRNA binding

Research Assistants

Daniil KiliushikDaniil Kiliushik
Visiting Student