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Post-Doctoral Fellows and Students

Chen Bao,

Chen Bao

Graduate Student
Ermolenko Lab

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Kyle Berger,

Kyle Berger

Graduate Student
Turner Lab

Surprising Sequence Effects on GU Closure of RNA Loops

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Christina Brule,

Christina Brule

Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab

Identification and Characterization of Inhibitory Codon Pairs in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

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Samuel Carrell,

Samuel Carrell

Graduate Student
Thornton Lab

Testing the limits of antisense oligonucleotide treatment for myotonic dystrophy Type 1

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Chapin Cavender,

Chapin Cavender

Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Conformational Dynamics of an HIV-1 RNA Hairpin Bound to a Lab-evolved Peptide

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Sai Chavali,

Sai Chavali

Graduate Student
Wedekind Lab

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Hana Cho, Ph.D.

Hana Cho Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Maquat Lab

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Jennifer Colquhoun,

Jennifer Colquhoun

Graduate Student
Dunman Lab

Identification of antimicrobials with activity in non-laboratory media.

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Stephen Constable,

Stephen Constable

Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

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Meemanage  De Zoysa,

Meemanage  De Zoysa

Graduate Student
Yu Lab

Substrate Recognition by Box H/ACA RNA Guided Pseudouridylation

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Thareendra De Zoysa,

Thareendra De Zoysa

Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab

The Role of Yeast Met22 and pAp Signaling in Rapid tRNA Decay

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Debapratim Dutta,

Debapratim Dutta

Graduate Student
Wedekind Lab

Relating RNA Structure to Regulatory Conformation in Live Cells

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Katherine Ebsworth-Mojica, M.D.

Katherine Ebsworth-Mojica M.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dunman Lab

Developing the Adenylate Kinase assay for use with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and identifying antitubercular drugs.

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Dalia Ghoneim,

Dalia Ghoneim

Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

RNA secondary structure prediction

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Neha Gupta,

Neha Gupta

Graduate Student
Culver Lab

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Lu Han,

Lu Han

Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab

Substrate specificity of the Trm140 C32 methyltransferase

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Lisa Houston,

Lisa Houston

Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab

Mechanisms of Codon-mediated Inhibition of Translation

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Tian Jiang,

Tian Jiang

Graduate Student
Turner Lab

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Mohammad Kayedkhordeh,

Mohammad Kayedkhordeh

Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Investigating Genome-wide Patterns of Secondary Structure in mRNA Sequences

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Wan-Jung Lai,

Wan-Jung Lai

Graduate Student
Ermolenko Lab

Regulation of Protein Synthesis by mRNA Structure

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Bronwyn Lucas,

Bronwyn Lucas

Graduate Student
Maquat Lab

ER-associated Functions of the Double-stranded RNA-binding Protein Staufen1

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Nathan Napper,

Nathan Napper

Graduate Student
Culver Lab

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Matthew Payea,

Matthew Payea

Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab

Mutations in the Anticodon Stem Can Provoke 5’-3’ tRNA Degradation by the Rapid tRNA Decay (RTD) Pathway

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Christopher Phipps,

Christopher Phipps

Graduate Student
Maquat Lab

Coactivator PGC1β Contains a Novel CBP80-Binding Motif That Orchestrates Efficient Target-Gene Transcription and Transcript Splicing

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Xavier Rambout, Ph.D.

Xavier Rambout Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Maquat Lab

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Lauren Rice,

Lauren Rice

Graduate Student
Butler Lab

Understanding protein interactions in the VapBC toxin-antitoxin system and identifying the RNA targets of VapC endoribonucleases.

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Ismail Sadiq,

Ismail Sadiq

Graduate Student
Sharma Lab

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Brian Smith, Ph.D.

Brian Smith Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Culver Lab

Using biochemical techniques to identify and characterize the roles of novel auxiliary protein factors in 30S ribosome biogenesis and decipher how 16S rRNA maturation is integrated into small ribosomal subunit biogenesis events in E.coli.

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Louis  Smith,

Louis  Smith

Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Benchmarking RNA Force Fields using Hairpin Loop Folding Free Energy Change

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Hongying Sun,

Hongying Sun

Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

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Zhen Tan,

Zhen Tan

Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Model RNA Secondary Structure with Sequence Comparison and Experimental Mapping Data

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Matthew Tanner,

Matthew Tanner

Graduate Student
Thornton Lab

Expanded repeat DNA tracts and their roles in splicing-mediated disease in myotonic dystrophy

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Monika Tasak,

Monika Tasak

Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab

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Jiyu Wang,

Jiyu Wang

Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab

Defining Mechanisms that Maintain Reading Frame in Eukaryotic Translation

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Chandani Warnasooriya, Ph.D.

Chandani Warnasooriya Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Ermolenko Lab

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Li Xie,

Li Xie

Graduate Student
Li Lab

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms that Control Tissue Homeostasis and Somatic Stem Cells

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Qiangzong Yin,

Qiangzong Yin

Graduate Student
Yu Lab

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Jiang Zhu, Ph.D.

Jiang Zhu Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Li Lab

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Jeffrey Zuber, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Zuber Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Mathews Lab

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