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Post-Doctoral Fellows and Students

Kadijah Abston, Kadijah Abston
Graduate Student
Li Lab

Define the information carriers in semen underlying Pb-induced transgenerational behavioral alterations.

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Chen Bao, Chen Bao
Graduate Student
Ermolenko Lab

Frameshifting Stimulating Stem Loops Induce Ribosome Pausing by Inhibiting tRNA Binding to the Ribosome A Site

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Chapin Cavender, M.S.Chapin Cavender M.S.
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Capturing the Influence of Solvent in Quantum Chemistry Calculations of RNAs

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Sai Chavali, Sai Chavali
Graduate Student
Wedekind Lab

Structural Analysis of Multiple Lab-Evolved Proteins that Bind HIV-1 TAR RNA with NanoMolar Affinity

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Kevin Chiem, Kevin Chiem
Graduate Student
Martinez-Sobrido Lab

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

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Michaelle Chojnacki, Ph.D.Michaelle Chojnacki Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dunman Lab

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Jennifer Colquhoun, M.S.Jennifer Colquhoun M.S.
Graduate Student
Dunman Lab

Identification of antimicrobials with activity in non-laboratory media.

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Brandon Davis, Brandon Davis
Graduate Student
O'Connell Lab

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Meemanage  De Zoysa, M.S.Meemanage  De Zoysa M.S.
Graduate Student
Yu Lab

The Effect of U2 snRNA Pseudouridylation on Pre-mRNA Splicing in S. cerevisiae

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Thareendra De Zoysa, M.S.Thareendra De Zoysa M.S.
Graduate Student
Phizicky Lab

tRNA Quality Control Pathways in Evolutionarily Distant Yeasts

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Debapratim Dutta, M.S.Debapratim Dutta M.S.
Graduate Student
Wedekind Lab

Elucidating Signal Transduction Pathways in RNA Mediated Gene Regulation

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Kahina Ghanem, Ph.D.Kahina Ghanem Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Li Lab

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Dalia Ghoneim, Dalia Ghoneim
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

RNA secondary structure prediction

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Omar Hedaya, Omar Hedaya
Graduate Student
Yao Lab

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Tom Hilimire, Ph.D.Tom Hilimire Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar
Martinez-Sobrido Lab

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Lisa Houston, M.S.Lisa Houston M.S.
Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab

Dissecting Mechanisms by which Particular Codon Pairs Regulate Translation

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Tian Jiang, Tian Jiang
Graduate Student
Turner Lab

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Feng Jiang, Feng Jiang
Graduate Student
Yao Lab

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Mohammad Kayedkhordeh, M.S.Mohammad Kayedkhordeh M.S.
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Monte Carlo: A New Approach to Predict RNA Secondary Structures Including Pseudoknots

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Wan-Jung Lai, M.S.Wan-Jung Lai M.S.
Graduate Student
Ermolenko Lab

The Role of the Intrinsic Closeness of mRNA Ends in Translation

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Debanjana Maji, Debanjana Maji
Graduate Student
Kielkopf Lab

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Rajyalakshmi Meduri, Ph.D.Rajyalakshmi Meduri Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Li Lab

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Lillian Moncman, Lillian Moncman
Graduate Student
Dunman Lab

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

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Nathan Napper, Nathan Napper
Graduate Student
Culver Lab

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Jun-Gyu Park, Ph.D.Jun-Gyu Park Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar
Martinez-Sobrido Lab

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Gines Perez, Ph.D.Gines Perez Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Martinez-Sobrido Lab

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Alesa Philbrick, Alesa Philbrick
Graduate Student
Dunman Lab

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Joseph Porter, Ph.D.Joseph Porter Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Lueck Lab

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Xavier Rambout, Ph.D.Xavier Rambout Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Maquat Lab

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Tyler Scherzi, Tyler Scherzi
Graduate Student
Dunman 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, M.S.Louis Smith M.S.
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

Do Simulations of RNA Need Explicitly Modeled Hydrogen Bond Energies to be Accurate?

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Hongying Sun, Hongying Sun
Graduate Student
Mathews Lab

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Matthew Tanner, M.S.Matthew Tanner M.S.
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

Analysis of the tRNA Specificity of a Yeast Anticodon Loop Methyltransferase.

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Arica VanderWal, Arica VanderWal
Graduate Student
O'Connell Lab

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Jiyu Wang, M.S.Jiyu Wang M.S.
Graduate Student
Grayhack Lab

Stalled Ribosomes Maintain the Reading Frame Due to the Multi-protein Bridging Factor 1(Mbf1), Rps3 and Asc1

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Chandani Warnasooriya, Ph.D.Chandani Warnasooriya Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Wedekind Lab
Kielkopf Lab

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Li Xie, Li Xie
Graduate Student
Li Lab

Lie Xi joined the Proschel Lab in 2016, and is currently applying his extensive molecular skill towards analyzing the effects of EIF2B mutations in VWM disease on astrocyte function. He also collaborates with the spinal cord research team on investigating the effects of new pharmacological treatments on the Immune response in acute SCI. Lie Xi also became a proud father this year!

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Chengjin Ye, Ph.D.Chengjin Ye Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar
Martinez-Sobrido Lab

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Jeffrey Zuber, Ph.D.Jeffrey Zuber Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Mathews Lab

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