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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Lynne Maquat
Research Interest:

RNA metabolism in human cells (nonsense-mediated mRNA decay/mRNA surveillance); influence of pre-mRNA splicing on mRNA translation; Staufen-mediated mRNA decay and Staufen-regulated RNA metabolism; post-transcriptional gene control via lncRNAs and SINEs; miRNA metabolism; Fragile X Mental Retardation Syndrome/Autism; therapeutics of nonsense diseases.

Faculty

Tatsuaki Kurosaki
Tatsuaki Kurosaki, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
MC
Phone: (585) 273-3357
Email Tatsuaki
Research Interest:

mRNA quality control (or mRNA surveillance) in human cells, fragile X syndrome

Maximilian Popp
Maximilian Popp, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
MC
Phone: (585) 273-3357
Email Maximilian
Research Interest:

mRNA metabolism in mammalian cells

Xavier Rambout
Xavier Rambout
Research Assistant Professor
MC
Phone: (585) 275-2755
Email Xavier

Postdoctoral Scholars

Elizabeth Abshire
Elizabeth Abshire, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
MC 3-8511
Phone: (585) 273-3357
Hana Cho
Hana Cho, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
MC 3-8507
Phone: (585) 273-3357
Rina Nagao
Rina Nagao, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
MC 3-8507
Phone: (585) 275-2755

Research Staff

Lydia Fregosi
Lydia Fregosi
Lab Technician III
MC 3-8507
Phone: (585) 275-2755
Alexander Hewko
Alexander Hewko
Laboratory Technician III
MC 3-8507
Phone: (585) 275-2755
Elizabeth (Liz) Leverenz
Elizabeth (Liz) Leverenz
Assistant to Lynne Maquat
MC 3-8529
Phone: (585) 275-3743

Research Assistants

Tram Nguyen
Tram Nguyen
Undergraduate Lab Aide

Lia

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Photo of Lia at 15 months

15 months