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Research Faculty

Hana Cho, Ph.D.Hana Cho, Ph.D.
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Maquat Lab

Kai-Lieh Huang, Kai-Lieh Huang, 
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Wagner Lab

Tatsuaki Kurosaki, Ph.D.Tatsuaki Kurosaki, Ph.D.
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Biochemistry & Biophysics
Maquat Lab

Research Interest:

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

Rina Nagao, Ph.D.Rina Nagao, Ph.D.
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Maquat Lab

Bogdan Polevoda, Ph.D.Bogdan Polevoda, Ph.D.
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Biochemistry & Biophysics
O'Connell Lab

Research Interest: The two cotranslational processes, cleavage of N-terminal methionine and N-terminal acetylation (N- acetylation).

Xavier Rambout, PhDXavier Rambout, PhD
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Biochemistry & Biophysics
Maquat Lab

Zhenzhi Tang, Ph.D.Zhenzhi Tang, Ph.D.
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Thornton Lab

Research Interest: Uses traditional transgenic and novel genetic engineering techniques to generate mouse models of DM. These models aid in our understanding of expanded repeat toxicity and serve as valuable tools for testing potential therapeutics.

Ning Tong, B.M., Ph.D.Ning Tong, B.M., Ph.D.
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Biochemistry & Biophysics
O'Connell Lab

Hironao Wakabayashi, M.D., Ph.DHironao Wakabayashi, M.D., Ph.D
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Biochemistry & Biophysics
Ermolenko Lab

Research Interest: Structural and functional analyses of factor VIII