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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Joseph Wedekind
Joseph E. Wedekind, Ph.D.
MC 3-7409
Phone: (585) 273-4516
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Research Interest: Structure and function analysis of gene regulation by non-protein-coding (nc)RNAs as a basis for therapeutic development.

Faculty

Jermaine Jenkins
Jermaine Jenkins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
MC
Phone: (585) 275-5305
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Research Interest:

Crystallography of RNA and Protein-RNA complexes

Graduate Students

Rachel Bonn
Research Interest:

Optimization of an HIV TAR-RNA-binding cyclic-peptide library for enhanced interactions and antiviral function

Sai Chavali
Research Interest:

Arginine Forks Are a Widespread Motif to Recognize Phosphate Backbones and Guanine Nucleobases in the RNA Major Groove

Griffin Schroeder
Research Interest:

A small RNA that cooperatively senses two stacked metabolites in one pocket for gene control

Yoshita Srivastava
Research Interest:

Optimization of an HIV TAR-RNA-binding cyclic-peptide library for enhanced interactions and antiviral function

Research Assistants

Maya Lippard
Maya Lippard
Undergraduate Student