Manuel Ares Jr., Ph.D.
UC Santa Cruz home (University of California Santa Cruz)
Mechanisms and regulation of pre-mRNA splicing.
Liran Carmel, Ph.D.
Genetics (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Gene Architecture, parallel sequencing, nonsense mediated decay (NMD), phylogenetics, systems biology.
Clara L. Kielkopf, Ph.D.
Biochemistry & Biophysics (University of Rochester)
Splicing defects in hematologic malignancies; roles of human pre-mRNA splicing factors in HIV-1 infectivity; development of engineered splicing factors for correction of splicing defects; splice sites and their associated proteins as therapeutic targets.
Robert H. Singer, Ph.D.
Anatomy and Structural Biology (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
Understanding the expression and movement of RNA from transcription through nuclear export to localization in the cytoplasmic compartments.
Bin Tian, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Rutgers University - New Jersey Medical School)
Post-transcriptional gene regulation in development and disease.