Research-Active Faculty

All Gene Structure and regulation

Bryk, Mary

Research Focus: transcriptional regulation, gene expression, chromatin, histone modifications, molecular genetics

Cruz-Reyes, Jorge

Research Focus: RNA editing and editosomes, trypanosome RNA biology, ribonucleoprotein complexes, small guide RNA, drug development

Liu, Wenshe

Research Focus: COVID-19 drug discovery, chromatin biology, cancer epigenetics, posttranslational histone modifications, cancer drug discovery, the genetic code expansion, medicinal chemistry, structural biology, chemical biology

Mullet, John

Research Focus: Developing next-generation crops through the study of genomics, gene regulatory networks, development, drought resilience, bioenergy crop design

Park, William

Research Focus: mediator complex, gene regulation, regulatory evolution, stress tolerance, yeast

Polymenis, Michael

Research Focus: cell cycle, protein synthesis, ribosomal proteins, metabolism, cell size, longevity, yeast

Shippen, Dorothy

Research Focus: Telomerase regulation, mechanisms of telomere length control, the role of telomere-associated factors in the response to oxidative stress

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Research Focus: bioinformatics, computational biology, sequence analysis, biological networks, high-throughput sequencing

Zhang, Xiuren

Research Focus: RNA silencing, RNA structure and remodeling, ribonuceloprotein complexes, epitranscriptome, epigenetics, host-virus interaction, geminivirus, cucumber mosaic virus