RNA Club 2008 Academic year

Meets every 2nd Thursday of the month. 4:00 - 6:00 pm @ rm 123 Sinsheimer Labs, UCSC

January 10

Berra Yazar - Hartzog Lab Transcription Elongation Factor Spt5 Binds RNA.

Jennifer Kabat - Zahler Lab Investigating the role of an hnRNP R/Q homolog, HRP-2, in mRNA alternative splicing.

February 14

Kausik Chakrabarti - Ares Lab Telomerase RNA in eukaryotic pathogens: a common biology?

MaryAnn Dassah - Zahler Lab Tales from the Cryptic Splice Junctions: Acts from Suppression to Splice Site Fidelity.

March 13

Laura Lancaster - Noller Lab The Sarcin-Ricin Loop of 23S rRNA is Essential for Assembly of the Functional Core of the 50S Ribosomal Subunit.

David Bernick - Lowe Lab A map of small RNA across a hyperthermophilic genus.

April 10

Jonathan Gent - Fire Lab, Stanford Small RNA in C. elegans spermatogenesis and in paternal contributions to embryogenesis.

Dmitri Ermolenko - Noller Lab Spontaneous Intersubunit Rotation in Single Ribosomes.

May 8

John Gross - Gross Lab, UCSF Control of mRNA Decapping.

Ivan D’Orso - Frankel Lab, UCSF Evolution of an acetylation-mediated RNA affinity switch in lentiviral Tat proteins.

Summer Break

Contact: MaryAnn Dassah @ x9-5127