Poster abstracts

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Number Presenter Title PI
1Seth Abels
Title not published online Emil Khisamutdinov
2Roderico Acevedo
Investigating the Conformational Changes of DsRNA Upon Binding to TRBP Scott Showalter
3Vivek Advani
Establishing a link between Translational Recoding and Human Disease Jonathan Dinman
4Mike Allen
Title not published online Tina Henkin
5Avan Antia
Investigating the Role of Translational Recoding in Stress Response Jonathan Dinman
6Waqar Arif
Hepatocyte-Specific Deletion Of A Splicing Regulatory Protein Causes Spontaneous And Severe Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis In Mice Auinash Kalsotra
7Armend Axhemi
Selectivity in substrate binding by the exonuclease Rrp6p Eckhard Jankowsky
8Hamza Balci
ATP-dependent G-guadruplex unfolding by Bloom helicase exhibits low processivity Hamza Balci
9Heather Beck
An AUG triplet at the 5’-termini of Escherichia coli’s ptrB mRNA regulates downstream coding sequence expression Gary Janssen
10Karan Bedi
Genome-wide analysis of splicing kinetics reveals differential rates of splicing and turnover for mammalian introns Mats Ljungman
11Douglas Bernstein
Transcriptome-wide mapping reveals pseudouridylation as a dynamic process in budding yeast mRNA. Bernstein Douglas
12Divyaa Bhagdikar
Title not published online Tina Henkin
13Stephanie Biedka
Do ribosomal proteins function in multiple stages of 60S subunit assembly? John Woolford
15Rachel Boldt
Specific Early Gene Transcription Termination Signal Binding by Vaccinia Capping Enzyme Paul Gollnick
16Gillian Browne
Effective and long lasting KD of nuclear retained lncRNA in a broad range of mouse tissues achieved with single stranded LNA enhanced antisense oligonucleotides na
17Jagat Budhathoki
Implications of Weak GQ Unfolding Activity of RecQL5 Helicase Hamza Balci
18My Bui
Construction of Nucleic Acid Nano-architectures Based on Flexible tetra-U Linking Module Emil F. Khisamutdinov
19Joel Caporoso
Integrated techniques for the structure determination and RNA binding properties of SHARP Thomas Leeper
20Manohar Chakrabarti
Genome wide alternative polyadenylation landscape in the forage legume Red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) Arthur Hunt
21Tien-Hao Chen
Use of chemical modification and mass spectrometry to identify substrate-contacting sites in proteinaceous RNase P, a tRNA processing enzyme Venkat Gopalan
22Ying Hsin Chen
The DEAD-box helicase Dhh1p couples translation elongation to mRNA decay Jeff Coller
23Shaun Christie
SHARP RNA recognition motif optimizations, extensions, and mutations for use in 2D and 3D NMR experiments Thomas Leeper
24Cho-Ying Chuang
Combined multi-color fluorescence and ultra-high resolution optical tweezers Matt Comstock
25Gabrielle Ciotti
Characterizing Interactions Between La-Related Protein 1 and Poly(A) Binding Protein Andrea Berman
26Roopa Comandur
HIV-1 subtype-specific differences in tRNALys targeting to viral RNA primer binding site
27Daniel Comiskey
Splicing Factor SRSF2 Positively Regulates the Alternative Splicing of MDM2 Dawn Chandler
28Gandhar Datar
Rbfox2 plays a major role in regulating alternative splicing in the adult liver Auinash Kalsotra
29Kim Delaney
Trans-Splicing and the Co-Evolution of SNF Proteins with their RNA Targets Kim Delaney
30Sourav Kumar Dey
Analysis of the debranching reaction with backbone branched RNA substrates Subha R. Das
31Samantha Dodbele
RNA Substrate Recognition and Specificity of Non-Canonical 3'-5' RNA Polymerases. Jane Jackman
32Catey Dominguez
Title not published online Dawn Chandler
33Joseph Dong
Promoting A Novel Approach to Cellular Gene Expression Alteration Jonathan Dinman
34Jey Sabith Ebron
Title not published online Girish Shukla
35Dylan Fortman
Title not published online Jane Jackman
36Janie Frandsen
Title not published online Tina Henkin
37Thomas Gallagher
Exploring the function of the EJC and NTC during zebrafish development Sharon Amacher
38Pooja Gangras
Unraveling the role of the exon junction complex in zebrafish Sharon Amacher
39Sushmita Ghosh
Regulation of expression of RNP-4F splicing assembly factor in Drosophila melanogaster Jack Vaughn
40Katelyn Green
High throughput screen for inhibitors of RAN translation Peter Todd
41Anna H. N. Griffis
Dissecting the requirement of Arabidopsis RanGAP1 subcellular targeting and GAP activity for its cellular and developmental functions Iris Meier
42Von Grogg
Using the ykkCD riboswitch as a caging compound for targeted drug delivery Timea Gerczei
43Sijin Guo
RNA triangle, square and pentagon nanoparticles for potent immunomodulation Peixuan Guo
44Michael Guy
Mutation of human WDR4 impairs tRNA m7G46 methylation and causes a distinct form of microcephalic primordial dwarfism Guy Michael
45Woojin Han
Promoting a Novel Approach to Cellular Gene Expression Alteration (PANACEA) Jonathan Dinman
46Guijie Hao
Drought Stress Changes Poly (A) Site Choice in Arabidopsis thaliana Arthur Hunt
47Gregory Harrison
Defining the role of MRB10130 in uridine insertion and deletion RNA editing in trypanosoma brucei Laurie Read
48Sasan Hashemi
diffHunter: A general scalable framework for comparing genome-wide protein occupancy profiles to study protein-RNA interactomes Sarath Chandra Janga
49Sonja Hatten
Promoting a Novel Approach to Cellular Gene Expression Alteration Jonathan Dinman
50Jennie Hazen
Title not published online Jane Jackman
51Courtney Hershberger
The role of LUC7L2 in splicing and bone marrow failure Richard Padgett
52A. Elizabeth Hildreth
Identifying the regulatory role of chromatin in transcription termination Karen Arndt
53Jillian Houtz
Identification of mitochondrial DNA-associated trans-acting factors potentially required for mtRNA editing in Physarum polycephalum Jonatha Gott
54Bradley Howard
Probing the physiological functions of prolyl-tRNA synthetase-related trans-editing domains Karin Musier-Forsyth
55Mahdieh Jadaliha
Role of MALAT1 lncRNA in breast cancer disease progression Prasanth Kannanganattu
56Niyati Jain
Solution Structure of the HIV-1 Intronic Splicing Silencer and its Interaction with the UP1 Domain of hnRNP A1 Blanton Tolbert
57Jun Jiang
Platination of nucleotides and nucleic acids by cisplatin and its derivatives Christine Chow
58Raul Jobava
Increased extracellular osmolarity hits the ribosomal subunits and delays recovery from stress Maria Hatzoglou
59Besik Kankia
Nucleic acid quadruplexes in biotechnological applications Karin Musier-Forsyth
60Alan Kessler
Title not published online Juan Alfonzo
61Yousuf Khan
The JAK-STAT pathway is regulated by miRNA mediated Ribosomal Frameshifting. Jonathan Dinman
62Emil Khisamutdinov
Design and Synthesis of Nucleic Acid Architectures Based on Flexible tetra-U Linking Module Emil F. Khisamutdinov
63Ki Ki
Promoting a Novel Approach to Cellular gene Expression Alteration Jonathan Dinman
64Bett Kimutai
Reaction kinetics of amino-acid-linked platinum analogues and characterization of platinated nucleosides
65Laura Kirby
Extensive Alternative RNA editing in the NADH dehydrogenase subunit 3 transcript in Trypanosoma brucei Donna Koslowsky
66Killeen Kirkconnell
Gene length as a biological timer for transcriptional regulation following serum stimulation Mats Ljungman
67Fatemeh Kohram
A heterodimer-based regulatory role for Drosophila truncated dADAR protein isoform function Jack Vaughn
68Salini Konikkat
Being present is a big part of any job, but not the only one: Multiple roles of the trans-acting Nop7-subcomplex in the assembly of yeast ribosomal 60S subunits. John Woolford
69Karen Kormuth
Potential roles of unconventional G-quadruplexes in rRNA biogenesis John Woolford
70Donna Koslowsky
Analysis of the bloodstream stage gRNA transcriptome in Trypanosoma brucei. Donna Koslowsky
71Kiel Kreuzer
Title not published online Tina Henkin
72Alexandra Kuzmishin
Characterization of the interaction between a trans-editing domain and its aminoacyl-tRNA substrate
73Volition La
Investigating binding kinetics of RNA aptamers via the Open SPR system Dieckmann Thorsten
74Roni Lahr
LARP1 interacts directly with 5’UTRs encoding translation machinery Andrea Berman
75Yu-Hsuan Karen Lai
The role of the DEAD-box protein Dbp2 in RNA structure remodeling Elizabeth Tran
76Jeff Levengood
Examination of the disordered C-terminal domain of a host regulator of HIV-1 splicing Blanton Tolbert
77Cole Lewis
Dual color fluorescent reporters as a tool to study alternative splicing regulation of the Hippo signaling pathway. Auinash Kalsotra
78Bibo Li
Title not published online Bibo Li
79Hsuan-Chun Lin
Global analyses of RNA binding specificity reveal independent contributions of sequence and structure. Mike Harris
80Yizhu Lin
High­throughput probing of human lncRNA secondary structures Joel McManus
81Megan Link
hnRNP K regulates HEXIM’s ability to interact with Stem I on 7SK RNA Andrea Berman
82Levan Lomidze
Title not published online Besik Kankia
83Kaylen Lott
ZFP3, an RNA binding protein involved in Trypanosoma brucei differentiation, is modulated by arginine methylation Laurie Read
84Le Luo
Secondary Structure Probing of 7SK upon HEXIM1 Binding Blanton Tolbert
85Justin Mabin
Biochemical and proteomic characterization of alternate exon junction complexes in mammalian cells Singh Guramrit
86Stephanie Mack
Synthesis of backbone branched RNA substrates for the investigation of debranching enzyme Subha R. Das
87Prabuddha Madubashitha
A study of aminoglycosides binding to 16S rRNA constructs Christine Chow
88Parastoo Maleki
Dynamics of G-quadruplex and Telomestatin Interactions at the Single Molecule Level Hamza Balci
89Praveen Manivannan
RNase L Cleavage Products Promote Switch from Autophagy to Apoptosis by Caspase-Mediated Cleavage of Beclin-1 Malathi Krishnamurthy
90Arvin Massoudi
Regulation of Eukaryotic Translational Initiation by Programmed -1 Ribosomal Frameshifting. Vivek Advani
91Ashanti Matlock
Title not published online Jane Jackman
92Natalie McAdams
Characterization of two essential components of the trypanosome mitochondrial RNA-binding complex 1, MRB1 Laurie Read
93Katherine McKenney
Title not published online Juan Alfonzo
94Kyle Messina
Title not published online Phil Bevilacqua
95Gayan Mirihana Arachchilage
Title not published online Soumitra Basu
96Nisansala Muthunayake
Inhibitory effects of H69-targeting peptides on protein translation in bacteria Christine Chow
97Monali NandyMazumdar
Title not published online Irina Artsimovitch
98Courtney Niland
High-Throughput Enzymology Reveals Shared Molecular Recognition of Precursor tRNAs by the RNA and Protein Subunits of RNase P Mike Harris
99Sneha Nishtala
Title not published online Sarath Chandra Janga
100Hannah Nourie
Polyadenylation as a Multifaceted Translational Regulator in Human Pathogens Kausik Chakrabarti
101Narmada Pandey Sapkota
AR Precursor mRNA Splicing: Understanding the Cause and Consequence of Drug Resistance in Prostate Cancer Girish Shukla
102Krishna Patel
Title not published online Jane Jackman
103Maitri Patel
Assaying the Splicing Activity of Novel Human Disease Variants of U4atac snRNA Richard Padgett
104Mellie June Paulines
Modified oligonucleotide detection by MS/MS spectral matching Pat Limbach
105Srinivasa Penumutchu
Interactions between hnRNP H and G-tracts (DNA/RNA) reveal the specific recognition for GGG-rich nucleic acids Blanton Tolbert
106Claire Porterfield
Pyrollo-C as a Potential Analog to Cytosine for Structural Studies Marty Serra
107Abby Primack
Initial characterization of a regulatory antisense transcript in Toxoplasma gondii Jon Boyle
108Jie Qu
A transcription factor aids in noncoding RNA-templated replication by DNA-dependent RNA polymerase II Dave Bisaro
109Apoorva Ravishankar
Chromatin Regulation of Pericentric Non-coding RNA in S. cerevisiae affects chromosome stability Gallagher
110Caitlin Rodriguez
Ribosome Profiling reveals a conditional role for upstream open reading frames in neuronal differentiation. Peter Todd
111Ioulia Rouzina
Reverse transcription driven uncoating of mature HIV capsid Karin Musier-Forsyth
112William Roy
Understanding the complications of working with G-quadruplex systems in the single molecule FRET assay Hamza Balci
113Peyton Russelburg
Time Flies: Evolutionary Changes in Drosophila SNF RNA Binding Proteins Kim Delaney
114Brianne Sanford
Title not published online Dawn Chandler
115Samantha Sanford
Epigenetic regulation of pathogenesis in parasitic protozoa Kausik Chakrabarti
116Jared Schrader
Translational Control of the Caulobacter Cell Cycle Jared Schrader
117Lauren Schultz
Effects of ionizing radiation on the RNA of fungi Pat Limbach
118Joe Seimetz
Developmental reprogramming of the transcriptome is an essential component of liver regeneration Auinash Kalsotra
119Hyosuk Seo
Title not published online Christine Chow
120Jacob Sieg
Development of a fluorescence assay for monitoring ligand binding to regulatory RNA thermometers Jennifer Hines
121Rachel Simpson
High Throughput Sequencing of Partially Edited RNAs Provides Insight into Trypanosome RNA Editing Progression and the Role of the TbRGG2 Subcomplex Laurie Read
122Deepak Singh
Uncovering the role of PSIP1/LEDGF RNA binding protein in breast cancer progression Prasanth Kannanganattu
123Jagjit Singh
RNA-Protein interactions in the minor spliceosome Girish Shukla
124Savita Singh
Regulation of androgen receptor function and tumor suppressive role of a microRNA in prostate cancer Girish Shukla
125Beulah Mae Ann Solivio
A semi-rational approach to probe the importance of RNase U2 binding site amino acids Pat Limbach
126Rajneesh Srivastava
Structure and constraints imposed on the network of miRNA mediated regulation of RNA-binding proteins in the human genome Sarath Chandra Janga
127Sarah Steimer
Investigation of mRNA signals in E. coli aroL that lead to ribosome binding and start site selection Gary Janssen
128Ashley Stevens
alternative polyadenylation in Sarcocystis neurona Arthur Hunt
129Jessica Stimely
Regulation of Eukaryotic Translational Initiation by Programmed -1 Ribosomal Frameshifting. Advani Vivek
130Isabella Swafford
Regulation of Eukaryotic Translational Initiation by Programmed -1 Ribosomal Frameshifting. Vivek Advani
131David Symer
Title not published online Symer
132Courtney Szyjka
Suppression screen for the identification of protein interactors of the trp RNA-binding attenuation protein (TRAP) Paul Gollnick
133Supuni Thalalla Gamage
Title not published online Christine Chow
134Kiel Tietz
Examining 3’UTR interactions that promote rapid clearance of oscillating transcripts Sharon Amacher
135Michele Tolbert
High Resolution RNA Solution Structure of the Stem Loop II Domain of the Enterovirus 71 Internal Ribosome Entry Site Blanton Tolbert
136Jackson Trotman
Identfication of cap methyltransferase (RNMT) as a component of the cytoplasmic capping complex Daniel Schoenberg
137Neil White
Ribose Dynamics of the Leadzyme Charles Hoogstraten
138Rebecca Williams-Wagner
Title not published online Tina Henkin
139Nancy Wu
Identification of inhibitors of protein-only RNase P from a high throughput screen Carol Fierke
140Xuan Ye
3’ to 5’ exonuclease activity of Pop2p Eckhard Jankowsky
141Lanqing Ying
Epistasis analysis of 16S rRNA ram mutations helps define the conformational dynamics of the ribosome that influence decoding Kurt Fredrick
142LeAnne Young
Promoting A Novel Approach to Cellular gene Expression Alteration (PANACEA) Jonathan Dinman
143Kevin Yum
Identifying the Role of Muscleblind-Like Protein 1 in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 Pathogenesis and Postnatal Liver Development Auinash Kalsotra
144Hongkun Zhu
Tobramycin Variants with Enhanced Ribosome-Targeting Activity Kurt Fredrick
145Yingdong Zhu
Analysis of novel 5’-UTR polyadenylation sites in Arabidopsis thaliana Jack Vaughn
146Benjamin Pursley
Disparate Functions of a Riboswitch at High and Low Cyclic di-GMP in Vibrio cholerae Chris Waters