2011 Rustbelt RNA Meeting







Poster abstracts

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Number Presenter Title PI
1Amarpreet Ahluwalia
Title not published online Philip C. Bevilacqua
2Yotam Blech-Hermoni
Model systems for the investigation of CELF1 involvement in early heart development Andrea N Ladd
3Peter Breen
Title not published online Philip Bevilacqua
4Jingyi Cao
Cell-type Specific Alternative Polyadenylation in Arabidopsis Roots Q. Quinn Li
5Benli Chai
The Ribosomal Databse Project: Tools and sequences for rRNA analysis. James R. Cole
6Cai Chen
Comparison of insertional RNA editing in Myxomycetes Ralf Bundschuh
7Stephanie Clack
Comparison of Transcription using Short Single, Double, and Snapback DNA Templates David P. Mascotti
8Daniel Comiskey
SC35 and SF2/ASF Regulate Stress-Responsive Alternative Splicing of MDM2 Dawn S. Chandler
9John Cook
Non-catalytic embryonic dADAR isoform is evolutionarily-conserved in Drosophila but not translated into protein during embryogenesis Jack Vaughn
10Lavanya Dampanaboina
Characterization of FY, an orthologue of yeast 3’ end processing factor Pfs2p, in plant polyadenylation using tethering assay and 3’ RACE. Dr.Arthur G Hunt
11Chuck Daniels
The tRNA intron endonuclease from the haloarchaeal organism, Haloferax volcanii, plays a broad role in RNA metabolism. Charles J. Daniels
12Twishasri Dasgupta
Gene expression analyses of MHC-CELFΔ mice implicate CELF-mediated alternative splicing in contractile gene regulation Andrea N. Ladd
13Romel Dator
Characterizing ribosome biogenesis and assembly using mass spectrometry Patrick A. Limbach
14Aaron Decker
Segmental isotopic protein labeling approach to study Protein-RNA interactions via NMR Pearl Tsang
15Alice Deckert
A kinetic approach to the mechanism for nucleic acid renaturation Alice A. Deckert
16Jill Dembowski
Dissecting the role of Has1 in 60S ribosome biogenesis John L Woolford
17Catherine Dominguez
Modulation of Splicing Events to Achieve an Intermediate Mouse Model Dawn S. Chandler
18Min Dong
Title not published online Chun Liang
19Julie Dougherty
A sensitive assay for quantifying full-length and endonucleolytic decay products of nonsense-containing β-globin mRNA Daniel R Schoenberg
20Jey Sabith Ebron
3′ UTR context dependent differential expression of miRNA targeted genes Girish C. Shukla
21Kate Ehrensberger
Zinc-dependent regulation of a natural antisense transcript Amanda J. Bird
22Will Foran
Developing an in silico pipeline for sequence analysis of small RNAs in human pathogens Kausik Chakrabarti
23Alysa Frank
How expression of antibiotic resistance genes is triggered in bacteria: a structural study of the ykkCD tetracycline-responsive riboswitch RNA Timea Gerczei
24Lihua Fu
Title not published online Patrick A. Limbach
25Bobby Gaffney
Title not published online Arthur Hunt
26Kirk Gaston
Title not published online Patrick A. Limbach
27Sushmita Ghosh
A novel role for full-length dADAR in 5'-UTR intron splicing regulation of rnp-4f pre-mRNA during Drosophila embryogenesis Jack Vaughn
28Debasish Grahacharya
Solid-phase synthesis of natural and unnatural branched RNA sequences Subha R. Das
29Lalith Gunawardane
Analysis of the “interactome” of a long non-coding RNA Saba Valadkhan
30Lauren Hammell
Thermodynamic analysis of the ATP binding pocket for a bacterial DEAD-box protein Ivelitza Garcia
31Mallory Havens
Biogenesis of Mammalian microRNAs by a Non-Canonical Processing Pathway Michelle L. Hastings
32Anthony Hinrich
Title not published online Michelle L. Hastings
33Aishwarya Jacob
Conserved cis elements and modified trans factors dictate MDM2 alternative splicing Dawn S Chandler
34Fran Jodelka
Identification of novel regulators of SMN2 exon 7 splicing in spinal muscular atrophy Michelle L Hastings
35Matthew Kahlscheuer
The development of methods for the site-specific labeling of spliceosomal proteins for use in single-molecule studies Nils Walter
36Pakoyo F Kamba
RNA binding by the 26.9 kDa Trypanosoma brucei pentatricopeptide repeat protein: insights from deletion mutagenesis and in vitro selection. Charles G. Hoogstraten
37Prasanth Kannanganattu
Role of SR splicing factors in nuclear speckle organization and gene expression Kannanganattu V. Prasanth
38Emil Khisamutdinov
WebFR3D: A web application for finding, annotating, and analyzing new and recurrent RNA 3D motifs Neocles B. Leontis
39Brent Kochert
Biophysical characterization of ASF/SF2's interaction with splice site A7 in the HIV genome Dr. Blanton S. Tolbert
40Carrie Kovalak
The DEAD-box protein Dhh1 promotes decapping by monitoring translocation Jeff Coller
41Chun Kwok
Title not published online Philip Bevilacqua
42Jeff Levengood
RRM recognition of HIV-1 splice site A7 Blanton Tolbert
43Elizabeth Lewis
Interactions of Human Superoxide Dismutase 2 with RNA David P. Mascotti
44Siwei Li
A new method for sequencing ribonucleic acids (RNAs) using isotope labeling and LC-MS/MS Patrick A. Limbach
45Liang-Chun Liu
Identification of tRNA elements important for antitermination in the glyQS T box gene Tina M. Henkin
46Man Liu
Lateral Root Development Associated with a Polyadenylation Factor in Arabidopsis Qingshun Quinn Li
47Sheng Liu
Biophysical studies of RNA binding by the ACB domain of human lysyl aminoacyl tRNA synthetase Pearl Tsang
48Xin Liu
Investigating the function of a candidate pre-rRNA processing endonuclease Carl C. Correll
49Lisa Lojek
Decapping dependant decay regulates lncRNA regulation Jeff Coller
50Yicheng Long
Multiple functions of Thg1-like proteins in Dictyostelium discoideum Dr. Jane E. Jackman
51Liuyin Ma
The role of polyadenylation in seed germination Arthur G. Hunt
52Mahshid Malakootian
A long non-coding RNA is upregulated in cancer and mediates resistance to apoptosis Saba Valadkhan
53Roshan Mascarenhas
Precursor-product relationship in the erythroid cell-specific decay of nonsense-containing β-globin mRNA Daniel R. Schoenberg
54Liz McMichael
Use of 2-Aminopurine to detect positional ambiguity in group II single- nucleotide bulge loops Dr. Martin J. Serra
55Charles Medert
Characterization of hairpin elements in the HIV splice site A7 through isotopic segmental labeling Blanton S. Tolbert
56Grace Miner
NMR and thermodynamic studies of the human oncogenic microRNA, human miR-34c Blanton S. Tolbert
57Fuad Mohammad
A role for 3’-5’ polymerization in tRNA editing Jane E. Jackman
58Chandrama Mukherjee
Physical separation of capped and uncapped RNA using recombinant eIF4E-eIF4G resin Daniel R Schoenberg
59Hansini Mundigala
Single-Molecule Studies of HIV-1 Dimerization Initiation Sequence Kissing Interaction and its Resolution to a Stable Extended Duplex David Rueda
60Luyen Nguyen
Title not published online Elizabeth J. Tran
61Eduardo Paredes
A universal initiator for co- and post-transcriptional RNA labeling and conjugation Subha R. Das
62Woong June Park
Microinjection as a tool for studying the mechanism of nuclear import of Potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVd) Biao Ding
63Krishna Patel
Yeast tRNAHis guanylyltransferase: Kinetic investigation of nucleotide addition by a 3'-5' polymerase Jane E.Jackman
64Bishnu Paudel
Characterize thermodynamics and kinetics aspects of the structural heterogeneity in the c-di-GMP riboswitch through laser assisted single molecule refolding David Rueda
65Chaucola Pleasant
Splicing Interference (SPLICEi) By Small Nuclear RNAs in Breast Cancer Dr. Girish Shukla Ph.D.
66Kaycee Quarles
Pri-miRNAs: the imperfect targets of the “microprocessor” Scott A. Showalter
67Praveen Kumar Raj Kumar
In-silico exploration of alternatively spliced introns in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Chun Liang
68Prashant Rajan
A thermodynamic study of HIV splicing factors Blanton S. Tolbert
69Bhalchandra Rao
Title not published online Jane E. Jackman
70Carrie Rollins
A Structural and Thermodynamic Study of Alternative Splicing of the HIV Genome Blanton S. Tolbert
71Samantha Sanford
Utilizing PNAs to target telomeric RNA regions of Plasmodium falciparum Kausik Chakrabarti
72Juan Santiago-Torres
WITHDRAWN Daniel R. Schoenberg
73Emily Schmidt
PeanutDB: integrated bioinformatics web portal for Arachis hypogaea transcriptomics Chun Liang
74Shraddha Sharma
How does Anti-TRAP regulate TRAP in the B.subtilis trp operon? Paul Gollnick
75Jagjit Singh
Splice site mutations alters the expression of intronic miRNA Girish C Shukla
76Brian Smith
Kinetic analysis of 3'-5' nucleotide addition catalyzed by eukaryotic tRNAHis guanylyltransferase Jane Jackman
77Jenna Smith
Characterization of the mRNP unique to substrates of the nonsense-mediated mRNA decay pathway Kristian Baker
78Christopher Strulson
RNA Function Through Compartmentalization Christine D. Keating Philip C. Bevilacqua
79Krishna Chaitanya Suddala
Title not published online Nils G. Walter
80Blake Sweeney
The role of non Watson Crick base pairs in recurrent 3D motifs in the small subunit of extremophilic ribosomes Dr. Neocles B. Leontis
81Jason Talkish
Four ribosome assembly factors are required to fold and structure ITS2 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae John L. Woolford
82Trinh Tat
Investigating the non-canonical polyadenylation machinery in D. melanogaster S2 cells Timothy Nilsen
83Pallavi Thaplyal
Title not published online Philip Bevilacqua
84Keshia Torres-Munoz
Son is Important for Cell Cycle Progression Dr. Paula A.Bubulya
85Sapna Varia
Btf and TRAP150 colocalize with splicing factors and exon junction complex proteins at a gene locus in situ Dr. Paula Bubulya
86Govardhan reddy Veerareddygari
The initial steady state kinetic characterization of a thermophilic pseudouridine synthase (Thermotoga maritima TruB) Eugene G. Mueller
87Chandani Warnasooriya
Single molecule studies of Prp24-dependent folding dynamics of the U2/U6 complex David Rueda
88Collin Wetzel
Targeted LC-MS/MS Identification of tRNA Through the Detection of Unique Transitions Patrick Limbach
89Sharla Wood
Single molecule studies of the c-di-GMP riboswitch David Rueda
90Christopher Wostenberg
dsRBDs: the workhorse of the miRNA maturation pathway Scott A. Showalter
91Denghui Xing
Polyadenylation Factor PCFS4 Physically Interacts With the Loci of a Subset of Genes Involved in Arabidopsis Development Quinn Li
92Bing Zhang
A large non coding RNA is involved in the cellular stress response Saba Valadkhan
93Zhixin Zhao
Comparative analysis of polyadenylation signal variations during evolution in eukaryotes Chun Liang