Poster abstracts

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Number Presenter Title PI
1Hiba Al-Ashtal
Investigating the RNA-binding properties of the Larp1 La-Module Andrea Berman
2Haider Al-Awadi
Determining the Role of ADR-1 as a Key Cofactor in RNA Editing. Heather Hundley
3Nikolay Aleksashin
Processing of Ribo-T rRNA ends. Alexander Mankin
4Najwa Alhusaini
Codon optimality impacts translation rate Jeff Coller
5Mike Allen
An investigation into the regulation of metK (SAM synthetase): an atypical S-box family member Tina Henkin
6Sri Appasamy
Improved Non-Redundant datasets for RNA 3D Structure Annotation and Data Integration Pipeline to support RNA Science Neocles Leontis
7Waqar Arif
8Armend Axhemi
Functional and structural basis for selective substrate binding by the exonuclease Rrp6p Eckhard Jankowsky
9Sumirtha Balaratnam
G-quadruplex driven functional modulation in the human piwiinteracting RNAs Soumitra Basu
10Marina Barriocanal
Several IFN-induced long noncoding RNAs regulate the antiviral response Puri Fortes
11Zachary Beck
Using high-throughput microscopy coupled with machine learning to decipher regulatory pathways for the RNA helicase Dbp2 Elizabeth Tran
12Divyaa Bhagdikar
Identification and characterization of S-box riboswitches that regulate at the level of translation initiation Tina Henkin
13Amruta Bhate
Activation of early postnatal splicing program by ESRP2 is essential for liver regeneration. Auinash Kalsotra
14Stephanie Biedka
Three major remodeling events within assembling ribosomes are required for irreversible removal of a pre-rRNA spacer sequence John Woolford
15Abigail Bieker
Title not published online Mallory Havens
16Rachel Boldt
Characterization of U5NU Binding by Vaccinia Capping Enzyme Paul Gollnick
17Kayla Borland
Azido Modified NTP as chemical handles for multiplex analysis of tRNA digestion products Pat Limbach
18Hailey Bowen
Using SELEX to Identify Aptamers That Bind To E. coli for Biosensor Development Mina Sumita
19Kara Braunreiter
Title not published online Susan Cole
20My Bui
Versatile RNA Tetra-U Helix Linking Motif as a Toolkit for Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology Emil Khisamutdinov
21Jessica Bush
Synthesis and Characterization of Nucleic Acid Aptamers Targeted at Aspergillus Surface Carbohydrates Dr. Christopher Rohlman
22Jun-Kyu Byun
Role of Unique C-terminal Domain in an Aminoacyl-tRNA Trans-editing Protein from Arabidopsis thaliana Karin Musier-Forsyth
23Susan Campbell
Title not published online Ivelitza Garcia
24Manohar Chakrabarti
A genome-wide alternative polyadenylation and gene expression analysis provides molecular insights into the abiotic stress response in sorghum Arthur Hunt
25Edric Choi
Structural studies on the Salmonella enterica htrA RNA thermometer using SHAPE analysis Rachel Mitton-Fry
26Sarah Choudury
Investigating How Repressive Chromatin Modification Is Initiated at Transposons Keith Slotkin
27Cho-Ying Chuang
Multi-color high-resolution fleezers development and measurement of RNA polymerase transcription Matt Comstock
28Sara Cloutier
High resolution mapping and dynamic visualization of R-loops Elizabeth Tran
29Daniel Comiskey
A novel mouse model of rhabdomyosarcoma underscores the dichotomy of splice variant MDM2-ALT1 function in vivo Dawn Chandler
30Laura de Lorenzo
Genome-wide analysis of alternative polyadenylation landscapes modulated during plant-pathogen interactions in Arabidopsis thaliana Arthur Hunt
31Daniel del Valle-Morales
Impact of Fhit on lung cancer linked mRNAs Dan Schoenberg
32Kim Delaney
Characterization of a putative R2 retrotransposon in the vertebrates Lampetra aepyptera and Lethenteron appendix. Kim Delaney
33Samantha Dodbele
The Emerging Landscape of Small, Noncoding RNA Processing Jane Jackman
34Alice Duchon
Mechanism of Human Lysyl-tRNA Synthetase/tRNALys Primer Recruitment and Packaging into HIV-1 Karin Musier-Forsyth
35Nichole Dyer
Mass spectrometryanalysis of the Paf1 Complex in rtr1 yeast Lynn Bedard
36Jey Sabith Ebron
Title not published online Girish Shukla
37Cole Emanuelson
Orthogonal Strand Displacement and Translation Control Using Chimeric γPNA Bruce Armitage
38Caleb Embree
Title not published online Douglas Bernstein
39Tanja Florin
Proline-rich antimicrobial peptide Apidaecin exhibits a unique mode of inhibition of translation Alexander Mankin
40Janie Frandsen
Title not published online Tina Henkin
41David Frankhouser
MetaComb: Meta-Transcriptomic Alignment with a Combined Genome Ralf Bundschuh
42Kyle Friend
Investigating ribosome processivity Kyle Friend
43Thomas Gallagher
Delineating Rbfox-regulated splicing networks critical for vertebrate muscle development Sharon Amacher
44Pooja Gangras
EJC core protein Rbm8a is critical for muscular and neural development in zebrafish Guramrit Singh
45Omid Gholamalamdari
lincNXT1 modulates basal-like breast cancer invasiveness through regulating the expression of THBD Prasanth Kannanganattu
46Andrew Giltmier
Title not published online Dan Schoenberg
47Mina Griffioen
Investigating regulation of eukaryotic gene expression by programmed -1 ribosomal frameshifting Jonathan Dinman
48Anna H. N. Griffis
Medicago truncatula LINC complexes and their potential role in root symbioses Iris Meier
49Guijie Hao
Alternative Polyadenylation as a Potential Mechanism Responding to Drought Stress in Arabidopsis thaliana Arthur Hunt
50Qinyu Hao
Title not published online Prasanth Kannanganattu
51Shelby Hemker
Hypoxic induction of c-Myc and microRNAs to inhibit nephron progenitor differentiation Jacqueline Ho
52Wilnelly Hernandez-Sanchez
Inhibition of telomerase by new purine analogs Derek Taylor
53A. Elizabeth Hildreth
Identifying the regulatory role of the DNA entry-exit site of the nucleosome in transcription termination Karen Arndt
54James Hiznay
Further characterization of the roles of DDX41, a DEAD-box RNA helicase, in blood cancer and the spliceosome Richard Padgett
55Maryam Hosseini
RNA evolution in an oxidizing Environment: The mammalian mitochondrial ribosome Neocles Leontis
56Jillian Houtz
Assessment of candidate factors required for RNA editing in Physarum polycephalum mitochondria Jonatha Gott
57Nathan Howell
Cellular adaptation using the m1G9 tRNA modification and its catalyst, Trm10 Jane Jackman
58Abigail Hubacher
Exploring the role of tRNA modifications in cytotoxicity of the anti-cancer drug 5-fluorouracil Jane Jackman
59Joseph Iacona
miR-146a directly regulates expression of 5-lipoxygenase activating protein (FLAP) in lung cancer cells Carol Lutz
60Zachary Iezzi
Title not published online Ivelitza Garcia
61Amra Ismail
Investigation of IRES-mediated Translation of PUMA mRNA, Initiation Factor Requirements and Search for IRES-Trans Acting Factors (ITAFs) Anton Komar
62Mahdieh Jadaliha
Title not published online Prasanth Kannanganattu
63Niyati Jain
Rules of RNA Specificity of hnRNP A1 Revealed by Global and Quantitative Analysis of its Affinity Distribution Blanton Tolbert
64Ameya Jalihal
Microscopically visible P-bodies contribute little to miRNA-mediated gene silencing Nils Walter
65Danni Jin
Interaction between Human Glutamyl-Prolyl Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetase Linker Domain and HIV-1 Matrix: Implications for HIV-1 Infectivity Karin Musier-Forsyth
66Supriya Jindal
The role of eukaryotic ribosomal protein uS9 (S16) in translation Anton Komar
67Paul Kelly
Title not published online Michael Ibba
68Alan Kessler
Title not published online Juan Alfonzo
69Yousuf Khan
A programmed ribosomal frameshifting defect potentiates the transforming activity of the JAK2-V617F mutation Jonathan Dinman
70Emil Khisamutdinov
Fine-tunable Nucleic Acid nano-Scaffolds Designed from Flexible Tetra-U Helix Linking Module Emil Khisamutdinov
71Jackson Killian
A tool for fusion detector post-analysis coverage visualization of chimeric RNA-seq data Ralf Bundschuh
72Bett Kimutai
Studies of RNA nucleoside platination and destabilization of glycosidic bond Christine Chow
73Laura Kirby
Trypanosoma brucei utilizes dual-coding genes through RNA editing Donna Koslowsky
74Daniel L Kiss
The relationship of mRNA 5’ ends generated by cap homeostasis to translation Dan Schoenberg
75Jonathan Kitzrow
Regulation of HIV-1 genomic RNA 5’-UTR conformation Karin Musier-Forsyth
76Aiswarya Krishnamohan
Mechanistic features of the tRNA m1G9 SPOUT methyltransferase, Trm10 Jane Jackman
77Lexie Kuzmishin
Function of a putative trans-editing factor, ProXp-x, in Rhodopseudomonas palustris Karin Musier-Forsyth
78Volition La
Fluorescence Enhancing Aptamers in Biosensing Applications Thorsten Dieckmann
79Roni Lahr
LARP1 on TOP: molecular recognition of the 5’TOP motif by LARP1 Andrea Berman
80Yu-Hsuan Karen Lai
Characterizing the role of the DEAD-box protein Dbp2 in RNA 3’ end processing Elizabeth Tran
81Amber LaPeruta
Construction and inspection of the polypeptide exit tunnel in the yeast 60S ribosomal subunit John Woolford
82Jeff Levengood
Physiochemical insights into an intrinsically disordered domain of hnRNP A1 Blanton Tolbert
83Hui Li
Controllable self-assembly of molecularly defined RNA tetrahedrons for cancer targeting and therapeutics delivery Peixuan Guo
84Zhitao Liang
Alternative RNA splicing accompanies loss of ELL2 in mouse B cells Christine Milcarek
85Yizhu Lin
Structural analyses of human and mouse NEAT1 lncRNAs suggest long-range RNA interactions contribute to paraspeckle architecture Joel McManus
86Shuohui Liu
Capsid and SP1 domains of HIV-1 Gag contribute to genomic RNA binding selectivity Karin Musier-Forsyth
87Xiaozhuo Liu
Regulation of the translation by eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4B Sarah E. Walker
88Xiao Ma
STRUCTURAL basis for selectivity by aminoacyl-tRNA trans-editing factors Mark Foster
89Prabuddha Madubashitha
A study of aminoglycosides binding to 16S rRNA Christine Chow
90Mohammad Marhabaie
Identifying mRNA Targets of Nanos in Drosophila melanogaster Robin Wharton
91James Marks
Context Specific Action of Linezolid and Chloramphenicol Alexander Mankin
92Sophie Martin
Title not published online Jeff Coller
93Ashanti Matlock
Understanding substrate specificity of tRNAHis guanylyltransferase (Thg1) Jane Jackman
94Phillip McCown
Oncogenic effects of unprocessed microRNAs Andrea Kasinski
95Sezen Meydan
Programmed frameshifting generates a copper transporter and a copper chaperone from the same gene Alexander Mankin
96Aamir Mir
Revisiting the catalytic mechanism of the hammerhead ribozyme Barbara Golden
97Chaitali Misra
Title not published online Auinash Kalsotra
98Nicholas Mitchell
Non-canonical 5'-end maturation pathways in Caenorhabditis elegans Jane Jackman
99David Mitchell III
A genome-wide investigation of light intensity effects on the maize RNA structurome Phil Bevilacqua
100Nick Monteleone
Title not published online Carol Lutz
101Matias Montes
Splicing factors SRSF1 and SRSF2 regulation of MDM2 alternative splicing is conserved in mice and humans Dawn Chandler
102Blythe Moreland
Applications of 5’-end sequence analysis of small RNA: Nucleotide addition by Thg1/BtTLP and TSS annotations in S. cerevisiae Ralf Bundschuh
103Zachary Morrow
Exploring the function of Cdc5l during zebrafish segmentation Sharon Amacher
104Nisansala Muthunayake
Invivo expression of helix 69 binding peptides in bacteria Christine Chow
105Yen Anh Nguyen
Monitoring htrA RNA thermometer activity using a β-galactosidase assay in Escherichia coli Rachel Mitton-Fry
106Sarah Nock
Insight into the requirements for UPF1 association with translating mRNA Kristian Baker
107Eimile Oakes
ADAR3 Inhibits RNA Editing at the Q/R site of GRIA2 Transcripts Though Direct Binding Heather Hundley
108Kayla Orr
The effect of 5-Methyl Cytosine on Duplex Stability Marty Serra
109Mi Seul Park
Structural clues about the mechanism of RISC assembly Kotaro Nakanishi
110Luke Parks
Fluorescent microscopy of transcription factories by BrU and EdU labeled foci Mats Ljungman
111Krishna Patel
Title not published online Jane Jackman
112Maitri Patel
Sequential and dynamic RNA:RNA base-pairing interactions between U6atac and U12 snRNAs predicted to form Helix 1a and Helix 1b Girish Shukla
113Eric Patrick
The eukaryotic RNA helicase Mtr4p is a duplex-sensing translocase Matt Comstock
114Mellie June Paulines
Differential mass spectrometry analysis of transfer RNA by stable isotope labelling Pat Limbach
115John Pettersson
Single-molecule analysis of backbone branched RNAs and lariat debranching enzyme Subha R. Das
116Kyle Piccolo
Structural analysis of the sulforhodamine B binding aptamer (SRB-2) Thorsten Dieckmann
117Alexis Plaga
Regulation of cross talk between Wnt/Beta-catenin and AR pathways in Prostate cancer progression Girish Shukla
118Elizabeth Przekwas
Title not published online Mallory Havens
119Victoria Rai
Transcription Regulation using CRISPR/Cas9 Nils Walter
120Suba Rajendren
Regulation of RNA editing by C. elegans ADR-1 Heather Hundley
121Udumbara Rathnayake
Novel protein that optimizes tRNA aminoacylation in Helicobacter pylori Tamara Hendrickson
122Chad Ratterman
Analysis of the Branchpoint Residue in Backbone Branched RNAs Subha R. Das
123Aaron Robart
Structural Insights into RNA Splicing Aaron Robart
124Caitlin Rodriguez
RAN translation and upstream open reading frame usage shift with neuronal differentiation to modulate downstream protein production Peter K. Todd
125Ioulia Rouzina
Title not published online Karin Musier-Forsyth
126Bappaditya Roy
Role of the unique anticodon stem of initiator tRNA-fMet in start codon selection Kurt Fredrick
127Poorna Roy
Automated detection and classification of RNA-protein interactions Neocles Leontis
128Brianne Sanford
Title not published online Dawn Chandler
129Samantha Sanford
Telomerase Regulation in Pathogenic Protozoa Kausik Chakrabarti
130Natalie Schleper
The study of pseudouridine modification in U5 snRNA loop 1 Mina Sumita
131Joe Seimetz
Translational control of cardiac hypertrophy: Poly(A) binding protein C1 at the heart of it Auinash Kalsotra
132Dan Seith
Title not published online Phil Bevilacqua
133Lucas Serdar
ATP hydrolysis by UPF1 promotes translation termination at premature stop codons Kristian Baker
134Shraddha Sharma
Identification of APOBEC3A as an RNA editing enzyme Bora E. Baysal
135Chobee Sheets
Computational molecular docking of T box antitermination model with aminoglycosides John Means
136Catharine Shipps
Determining the dominant secondary structures of a RNA molecule during contranscriptional folding dynamics by grouping similar dominant structures. Ralf Bundschuh
137Gabriel Silveira dAlmeida
Overcoming a “molecular ruler” mechanism: the unusual heterotrimeric tRNA splicing endonuclease of Trypanosoma brucei Juan Alfonzo
138Rachel Simpson
High Throughput Sequencing of Partially Edited RNAs Provides Insight into the Roles of the TbRGG2 Subcomplex Proteins in Trypanosome RNA editing. Laurie Read
139Deepak Singh
Title not published online Prasanth Kannanganattu
140Jagjit Singh
RNA-protein interaction in the U12-dependent spliceosome Girish Shukla
141Savita Singh
Regulation of androgen receptor function and tumor suppressive role of miR-149-5p in prostate cancer. Girish Shukla
142Ashlee Smith
Title not published online Dawn Chandler
143Pieter Spealman
Comparative translatomics reveals a class of conserved, stress responsive, non-canonical uORFs Joel McManus
144Ashley Stevens
Alternative polyadenylation in apicomplexans Arthur Hunt
145Congliang Sun
Probing the UV-induced effects on RNA and RNA-modifications by LC-MS Balasubrahmanyam Addepalli
146Qinyu Sun
Title not published online Prasanth Kannanganattu
147Isabella Swafford
Programmed -1 Ribosomal Frameshifting may in part modulate miRNA function and mRNA deadenylation Vivek Advani
148David Symer
Title not published online David Symer
149Courtney Szyjka
Suppression screen for the identification of protein interactors of the trp RNA-binding attenuation protein (TRAP) Paul Gollnick
150Aamira Tariq
Title not published online Prasanth Kannanganattu
151Frank Tedeschi
The RNA Helicase Ded1p prevents translation initiation from near-cognate codons Eckhard Jankowsky
152Supuni Thalalla Gamage
Carbohydrate-linked cisplatin analogue: reactivity studies with RNA and DNA Christine Chow
153Kiel Tietz
Pnrc2 regulates 3’UTR-mediated decay of cyclic transcripts during somitogenesis Sharon Amacher
154Daniel Totten
Antagonistic splicing factors hnRNP A1 and SRSF2 compete for binding to snRNA 7SK Andrea Berman
155Michael Usewick
Functional Programmed -1 Ribosomal Frameshifting signals in the mRNA encoding human NSD1 may regulate histone methylation and transcription Vivek Advani
156Pranathi Vadlamani
Determining the regulatory role of C. elegans ADR-2 on neural gene expression Heather Hundley
157Jyotsna Vinayak
Human La binds poly(A) to promote cap-independent translation Dr. Mark Bayfield
158Thomas Vornheder
The use of fission yeast to study the roles of eukaryotic tRNA modifications Michael Guy
159Logan Walker
Using patient-derived data to customize smRNA-seq databases Ralf Bundschuh
160Ashley Wang
Gamma Peptide Nucleic Acids as a Platform for Orthogonal Nucleic Acid Recognition Codes Ly Danith
161Jacqueline Ward
Repression of LINE-1 retrotransposition through cooperation of Condensin II and GAIT complexes in epithelial cells Michelle S. Longworth
162Neil White
The relationship between conformational dynamics and catalysis in the lead-dependent ribozyme Charles Hoogstraten
163DaJuan Whiteside
Analysis of the RNA binding specificity of UPF1, the core protein involved in targeting aberrant mRNA to nonsense-mediated mRNA decay Kristian Baker
164Rebecca Williams-Wagner
Title not published online Tina Henkin
165Anne Witzky
5-amino-pentanolylated elongation factor P influences cellular differentiation in Bacillus subtilis Michael Ibba
166Lauren Woodward
Exploring role of non-canonical exon junction complexes in human nonsense-mediated mRNA decay Guramrit Singh
167Sharon Wu
Gamma Peptide Nucleic Acids as a Platform for Orthogonal Nucleic Acid Recognition Codes Ly Danith
168Congcong Xu
Title not published online Peixuan Guo
169Mengyuan Xu
Investigation of multiple binding properties of POT1-TPP1 proteins in telomere ssDNA protection Derek Taylor
170Ryota Yamagami
Title not published online Phil Bevilacqua
171Pearlly Yan
Title not published online Pearlly Yan
172Xuan Ye
Processive RNA degradation by the exonuclease Pop2p Eckhard Jankowsky
173Lanqing Ying
Epistasis analysis of 16S rRNA ram mutations helps define the conformational dynamics of the ribosome that influence decoding Kurt Fredrick
174Leah Zagore
Title not published online Donny Licatalosi
175Ruoxia Zhao
Detection of Post-Transcriptional RNA Modifications in the Radioresistant Bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans R1 Pat Limbach
176Kun Zhou
Regulatory Mechanisms of tRNA Fragments in Ovarian Cancer Cells Lynne Bemis
177Julia Ziebro
Identification of a conserved motif required for Trm732 function in eukaryotes Michael Guy
178Sara Zimmer
Deep analysis of tails on Trypanosoma brucei mitochondrial transcripts reveals life stage as well as transcript-specific regulation Zimmer Sara