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RNA Biology


Paul Babitzke

  • Regulation of gene expression by RNA structure and RNA-binding proteins

Philip Bevilacqua

  • Attaining a molecular level understanding of RNA in biology.

Squire Booker

  • Elucidating the chemical mechanisms by which enzymes containing iron-sulfur clusters catalyze chemical reactions.

Kenneth Keiler

  • Protein quality control, ribosome rescue, and new antibiotics.

Andrey Krasilnikov

  • Structural biology of catalytic ribonucleoprotein complexes.

Scott Lindner

  • The coupling of molecular parasitology and structural biology to study the malaria parasite.

Manuel Llinás

  • The combination of tools from functional genomics, molecular biology, computational biology, biochemistry, and metabolomics to understand the fundamental molecular mechanisms underlying the development of this parasite.

Katsuhiko Murakami

  • We apply cryo-EM and X-ray crystallography techniques to reveal three-dimensional structures of DNA and RNA polymerases for elucidating the mechanisms of DNA replication and RNA transcription.

Joseph Reese

  • Stress-induced gene expression and UV resistance pathways, Regulation of mRNAs from birth to death during stress responses, Targeted protein degradation during transcriptional stress and How RNA Polymerase II contends with barriers throughout the genome.

Emily Weinert

  • The understanding of how the globin coupled sensor protein family senses oxygen and transmits the binding signal into downstream events.