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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

Technicians and Staff

Erica CornellErica Cornell
Laboratory Technician III
MC 3-8560
Phone: (585) 273-3321

Graduate Students

Chen BaoChen Bao
Graduate Student

Frameshifting Stimulating Stem Loops Induce Ribosome Pausing by Inhibiting tRNA Binding to the Ribosome A Site

Wan-Jung LaiWan-Jung Lai
Graduate Student

The Closeness of the 5’ and 3’ ends is a Universal Property of mRNA

Undergraduate Research Students

Erica Cornell Erica Cornell
Biochemistry Undergraduate Student