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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.


Jermaine Jenkins
Jermaine Jenkins, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
MC 1-6818A
Phone: (585) 275-5305
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Research Interest: Crystallography of RNA and Protein-RNA complexes

Research Staff

Tiana Rohe
Tiana Rohe
Lab Assistant III

Graduate Students

Sai Chavali
Research Interest: HIV TAR RNA Recognition by Multiple Lab-Evolved Proteins Provides Insight into Cyclic-Peptide Inhibitor Design
Griffin Schroeder
Research Interest: Structural Analysis of a Riboswitch Reveals Long-Range Interaction Spine Bridging Distant Domains
Yoshita Srivastava
Research Interest: Structure and effector-binding analysis of a PreQ1-III riboswitch suggests a fold that is tolerant to binding pocket mutations

Research Assistants

Maya Lippard
Maya Lippard
Undergraduate Student