2010 Rustbelt RNA Meeting






Poster abstracts

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Number Presenter Title PI
1Jessica Spears
Trypanosoma brucei ADAT2/3 tRNA deaminase: Conserved active site residues, unique active site architecture Juan D. Alfonzo
2Lavanya Dampanaboina
Characterization of an Arabidopsis Orthologue of Pfs2p in 3' end processing using a tethering assay and 3’RACE. Dr.Arthur G Hunt
3Deepak Patil
Identifying targets of cytoplasmic capping Daniel R. Schoenberg
4Clay Mishler
Title not published online Blanton S. Tolbert
5Bobby Gaffney
CPSF30 in Medicago sativa. Arthur Hunt
6Elvin A. Aleman
2-Aminopurine Single-Molecule Fluorescence David Rueda
7Philip Bevilacqua
Mechanistic considerations for general acid-base catalysis by RNA: Cooperative interaction of the acid and base can lead to rate acceleration in the absence of apparent pKa shifting Philip C. Bevilacqua
8Yasaman Jaladat
CTD fragment of prp8 enhances a snRNA catalyzed splicing reaction Saba Valadkhan
9Eduardo Paredes
Solid-phase synthesis of branched RNA Subha R. Das
10Cai Chen
Comparative sequence analysis in insertional RNA editing Ralf Bundschuh
11Ying Wang
Title not published online Biao Ding
12Varun Dewan
Discovery of Cyclic Peptide Inhibitors Against HIV-1 Capsid Karin Musier-Forsyth
13Victoria Barron
Complex control of Neurofibromatosis Type I exon 23a expression Hua Lou Ph.D.
14Tupa Basu Roy
Requirement of Helix 1 base-pairing between U6atac and U12 snRNA in U12-dependent pre-mRNA splicing Dr. Girish C Shukla
15Jagjit Singh
Evidence that the 5’ Splice Site mutations of a MicroRNA Coding Intron modulate the target mRNA expression. Dr. Girish C. Shukla
16Yanyan Zhang
Identification of X chromosome inactivation specific transcript (Xist) interacting proteins in vivo Thomas Leeper
17Rajan Lamichhane
Alternative Splicing Regulation Through RNA looping David Rueda
18Zhuojun Guo
Single Molecule Studies of spliceosomal RNAs U2 and U6 David Rueda
19Andrew Guzowski
Endogenous Targets of miR-488* microRNA in Prostate Cancer Andrew Guzowski
20Rui Zhao
Laser-asisted single-molecule refolding David Rueda
21Ryuta Takeda
Loop 6 of Potato spindle tuber viroid is an essential RNA structural motif regulating RNA inter-cellular trafficking Biao Ding
22Bhalchandra Rao
Title not published online Jane E. Jackman
23Uri Mbonye
Reactivation of Processive HIV proviral transcription by T cell receptor signaling Jonathan Karn
24Benjamin Sauerwine
Bioinformatic and Deep Sequencing Study of Small RNAs in Malaria Michael Widom
25Brianne Shane
Role of coupled motions in the catalytic activity of E. coli bacterial prolyl-tRNA synthetases Karin Musier-Forsyth
26Amanda Solem
Title not published online David Rueda
27Melissa Hinman
A novel mouse and embryonic stem cell model for studying the biological role of neurofibromatosis type 1 exon 23a alternative splicing Hua Lou
28Oscar Vargas
In vitro characterization of two free-standing homologs of the bacterial prolyl-tRNA synthetase editing domain in Caulobacter crescentus Karin Musier-Forsyth
29Kavleen Sikand
Targeting androgen receptor by Andro-miRs in prostate cancer Girish C. Shukla
30Collin Wetzel
Identification and sequencing of transfer ribonucleic acid (tRNA) signature digestion products through the use of high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) and Ultra-high pressure Liquid chromatography (UPLC) coupled to an ion trap mass spectrometer Collin Wetzel
31Jie Chen
Alternative Polyadenylation and miRNA targets in Arabidopsis Jie Chen
32Becky Cai
RNAi-mediated depletion of the long non-coding RNA BDNFOS rescues BDNF mRNA expression: implications for cis-antisense RNA regulation in epileptogenic seizure activity. Leonard Lipovich
33Keshia Torres-Munoz
Son is important for cell cycle progression Paula A. Bubulya
34Chaucola Pleasant
Testing the Efficacy of Small Nuclear snRNAs in Splicing Interference Girish C. Shukla
35Matthew Rouhier
Use of fluorescent mini-genes to identify regulators of MDM2 alternative splicing Dawn S. Chandler
36Rosanna Yuen
Targeting Plasmodium Telomerase RNA by Peptide Nucleic Acids (PNAs) Kausik Chakrabarti
37Suman Govindaraju
Transcriptional Regulation of RNA-binding protein HuR in Renal Stress and Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury Beth S Lee
38Romel Dator
Characterization of improperly folded ribosome assembly intermediates in E. coli cells Patrick A. Limbach
39Yicheng Long
Multiple functions of Thg1-Like Proteins (TLPs) of Dictyostelium discoideum Jane Jackman
40Bill Swinehart
tRNA substrate recognition by the yeast m1G9 methyltransferase Trm10 Jane Jackman
41Jason Talkish
Does the DEAD-box protein Drs1 drive the chronology of ribosome assembly? John L. Woolford Jr.
42Aishwarya Jacob
Regulation of p53 by alternative transcripts of MDM2: An interplay between splicing regulators and DNA damage Dawn S Chandler
43Thomas Bebee
Development of mouse models to study SMN splicing and replacement therapy Dr. Dawn S. Chandler Ph.D.
44Jo Marie Bacusmo
Probing the Function of the Truncated Insertion Domain in Rhodopsudomonas palustris Prolyl-tRNA Synthetase Karin Musier-Forsyth
45Wan Hsin Lim
Contribution of 5’ leader of the Precursor tRNA toward Recognition and Catalysis by Bacterial RNase P Carol A. Fierke
46Kiley Dare
Expanding the physiological role of multiple peptide resistance factor in bacteria Michael Ibba
47Alok Sharma
Alternative splicing of a subset of human genes is regulated by Son Paula A. Bubulya
48Aixa S. Tapia-Santos
Generation of an MDM2-ALT1 mouse model to determine its role in cancer. Dr. Dawn S. Chandler
49Michael McCann
Non-nearest-neighbor dependence of the stability for RNA group II single nucleotide bulge loops Dr. Martin Serra
50Sapna Varia
High resolution imaging of Btf and TRAP150 at gene locus in situ. Paula Bubulya
51Bill Eberley
Probing the multimeric structure of the human tRNAHis guanylyltransferase Jane Jackman
52Robert Knarr
Using JAVA to find secondary structure motifs in bpseq files Dr. Martin Serra
53Jelena Jakovljevic
Roles played by ribosomal proteins in ribosome assembly John Woolford
54Theresa Rogers
A pseudo-tRNA modulates antibiotic resistance in Bacillus cereus Michael Ibba
55Siwei Li
Comparative Identification of Sequence Variation in tRNAs from Two Organisms by LC-MS Patrick A. Limbach
56Tiffiny Rye-McCurdy
Nucleic Acid Chaperone Activity of Rous Sarcoma Virus Nucleocapsid and Gag Proteins Karin Musier-Forsyth
57Paul Yourik
Kinetic analysis of templated and non-templated nucleotide addition by trnahis guanylyltransferase Jane Jackman
58Kent Redman
Investigation of Dual Cysteine RNA Methyltransferases as Acid Sensors Kent L. Redman
59Benli Chai
The Ribosomal Databse Project: Tools and sequences for rRNA analysis. James R. Cole
60Hui Jia
Phylogenetic analysis of mammalian long non-coding RNA genes. Leonard Lipovich
61Patrick Ochieng
Understanding Dynamics-Function Relationship in the Hairpin Ribozyme Dr Charles Hoogstraten
62Marcus Wood
Single-molecule studies of TRAP-RNA binding David Rueda
63Lalith Gunawardane
Defining the “interactome” of a long non-coding RNA Saba Valadkhan
64Denghui Xing
Polyadenylation Factor PCFS4 functions in Arabidopsis development by regulating both transcription and mRNA processing of a subset of genes Q. Quinn Li
65Peng Yao
Alternative polyadenylation in EPRS coding region generates a truncated protein that maintains a “translational trickle” from GAIT target mRNAs Paul Fox
66Faegheh Jafarifar
Modulation of microRNA activity by hnRNP L regulates VEGFA expression in hypoxia Paul L. Fox
67Abhijit Basu
rRNA methylation plays a significant role in determining the activity of certain cellular, but not viral IRESs Barsanjit Mazumder
68Amy Pitstick
Nuclear reorganization of RNA processing machinery during muscle cell differentiation Paula A. Bubulya
69Sheng Liu
Biophysical studies of the anticodon binding domain of human lysyl-tRNA synthetase Pearl Tsang
70Mathieu Cinier
Fabrication of Stable and RNase-Resistant RNA Nanoparticles Active in Gearing the Nanomotors for Viral DNA-Packaging Peixuan Guo
71Amal Abu Almakarem
Structural Analysis of RNA Base Triples: Classification, Prediction, and Effects of Mutations Neocles B. Leontis
72Mridusmita Saikia
Exploring tRNA cleavage as the mechanism of translational repression in response to osmotic stress Dr. Maria Hatzoglou
73Dan Kellerman
Determining mechanisms of enzymatic and non-enzymatic catalysts of RNA 2’-O-transphosphorylation using kinetic isotope effects Mike Harris
74Miriam Ruiz
Distinct effects of exosome subunit depletion on hsp70 and hsp26 mRNA levels upon recovery from heat shock Erik D. Andrulis
75Daniel L. Kiss
Surveillance of mRNAs by Distinct Exozymes Erik D. Andrulis
76David Markwardt
A microarray screen for physiologic targets of the nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD) pathway in Schizosaccharomyces pombe David Markwardt
77Mario Blanco
Single molecule FRET studies of yeast pre-mRNA splicing Nils Walter
78Lindsey Aurora
The mRNA export adaptor aly-3 is a an alternatively spliced target of the nonsense mediated decay (NMD) pathway in C. elegans David Markwardt
79Kevin Kunzelman
Title not published online Dr. Girish Shukla
80Aaron Kim
Analysis of the catalytically essential interactions in protein-free snRNA-mediated splicing Saba Valadkhan
81Arnab Ghosh
Truncation of Ribosomal protein S5 abrogates GCN4 expression by acting downstream of the 48S complex assembly Anton A. Komar
82Farshad Niazi
Analysis of the features of functional long non-coding RNAs Saba Valadkhan
83Susan Schroeder
NMR structure of prohead RNA E-Loop hairpin Susan J. Schroeder