Gene Expression RNA Biology Researchers


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Richard M. Amasino

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
Phone: (608) 265-2170
Research Area: Regulation of plant development; mechanisms of floral induction.
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Aseem Z. Ansari

Professor (also with The Genome Center)
Phone: (608) 265-4690
Research Area: Studying the regulation of gene expression at the interface of chemistry, biology and genomics
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Samuel E. Butcher

Professor
Phone: (608) 263-3890
Research Area: Structural biology of RNA interactions that regulate gene expression
Elizabeth A. Craig

Elizabeth A. Craig

Elizabeth Cavert Miller Professor, Steenbock Professor of Microbial Science
Phone: (608) 263-7105
Research Area: Folding and remodeling of proteins in the cell - the function of molecular chaperones
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Paul D. Friesen

Professor (also Institute for Molecular Virology)
Phone: (608) 262-7774
Research Area: Molecular biology of eukaryotic DNA viruses, regulation of gene expression, programmed cell death (apoptosis), and retrotransposons
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Aaron Hoskins

Assistant Professor
Phone: (608) 890-3101
Research Area: Elucidating biochemical mechanisms in eukaryotic RNA metabolism with chemistry, biology, and single molecule analysis
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Judith Kimble

Vilas Professor
Phone: (608) 262-6188
Research Area: Molecular regulation of animal development
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Robert Landick

Professor
Phone: (608) 265-8475
Research Area: RNA polymerase structure/function; regulation of transcript elongation in bacteria and humans
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James M. Ntambi

Katherine Berns Von Donk Steenbock Professor (also Nutritional Sciences)
Phone: (608) 265-3700
Research Area: Genetic regulation of metabolism: the stearoyl-CoA desaturase genes
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J. Wesley Pike

Professor
Phone: (608) 262-8229
Research Area: Transcriptional mechanisms of steroid hormone action in the skeleton
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M. Thomas Record, Jr.

Steenbock Professor in Chemical Sciences
Phone: (608) 262-5332
Research Area: Protein-nucleic acid interactions, including kinetics and mechanism of transcription initiation, characterization of DNA wrapping in protein DNA complexes, development of small molecule solutes as thermodynamic and mechanistic probes of protein and DNA conformational changes.
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Ophelia S. Venturelli

Assistant Professor
Phone: (608) 263-7017
Research Area: Evolutionary design principles of biomolecular networks and ecologies and engineering of feedback control systems
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Marvin P. Wickens

Max Perutz Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Phone: (608) 262-8007
Research Area: Molecular genetics; RNA and RNA-protein interactions; developmental biology