Talk abstracts

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Time Presenter Title PI
Friday 01:00-01:15pmDaniel Totten
Antagonistic splicing factors hnRNP A1 and SRSF2 compete for binding to snRNA 7SK Andrea Berman
Friday 01:15-01:30pmAmruta Bhate
ESRP2 controls an adult splicing program in hepatocytes to support postnatal liver maturation Auinash Kalsotra
Friday 01:30-01:45pmSrivats Venkataramanan
The chromatin remodeling complex SWI/SNF is a master regulator of meiotic splicing in S. cerevisiae Dr. Tracy Johnson
Friday 01:45-02:00pmAiswarya Krishnamohan
Unexpected mechanistic features of a multifunctional tRNA methyltransferase Jane Jackman
Friday 02:00-02:15pmJing Zhao
Title not published online Mike Harris
Friday 02:15-02:30pmKunal Chatterjee
Identification of novel proteins involved in nuclear export of pre-tRNAs in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Anita Hopper
Friday 02:30-02:45pmZhaofeng Gao
Direct interaction and functional coupling of the DEAD-box RNA helicases, eIF4A and Ded1p, from Saccharomyces cerevisiae Eckhard Jankowsky
Friday 03:15-03:30pmEric Danhart
Determinants of specific recognition of mischarged Ala-tRNAPro by a bacterial trans-editing domain Mark Foster
Friday 03:30-03:45pmJian Wu
High-throughput RNA 3D motif structure prediction and validation Dave Bisaro
Friday 03:45-04:00pm Margo Gebbie
A Riboswitch-Containing sRNA Controls Gene Expression by Sequestration of a Response Reg Wade Winkler
Friday 04:00-04:15pmBeau Champ
A mechanistic and structural study of a yet uncharacterized RNA sensor: the ykkCD riboswitch Timea Gerczei
Friday 04:15-04:30pmBrad Klemm
Title not published online Carol Fierke
Friday 04:30-04:45pmChristopher Morgan
Structural insights into how the tandem RRMs of hnRNP A1 bind RNA stem loops Blanton Tolbert
Friday 04:45-05:00pmHarry Scott
Structural analysis of the Ccq1-Tpz1-Poz1 telomere subcomplex in fission yeast Derek Taylor
Saturday 08:30-08:45amPieter Spealman
Alternative translation initiation site usage under environmental stress conditions. Joel McManus
Saturday 08:45-09:00amAmin Espah Borujeni
Translation initiation is controlled by RNA folding kinetics via a ribosome drafting mechanism Howard Salis
Saturday 09:00-09:15amLucas Serdar
ATP hydrolysis by Upf1 promotes efficient translation termination on substrates of the nonsense-mediated mRNA decay pathway in yeast Kristian Baker
Saturday 09:15-09:30amBrian Magnuson
The life and times of transcribed RNA as told through global nascent RNA sequencing Mats Ljungman
Saturday 09:30-09:45amLaura de Lorenzo
The naturally-occurring non-stop mRNAs from Arabidopsis display relatively low stability Arthur Hunt
Saturday 09:45-10:00amAparna Anantharaman
ADARs Antagonize Deadenylase-dependent Destabilization of a Nuclear-retained RNA Prasanth Kannanganattu
Saturday 10:00-10:15amLauren Woodward
Alternative exon junction complexes differentially mark mRNAs targeted for Nonsense Mediated mRNA Decay Guramrit Singh
Saturday 10:45-11:00amAlice Duchon
Relocalization of Human Lysyl-tRNA Synthetase following HIV-1 Infection: Implications for tRNA Primer Recruitment Karin Musier-Forsyth
Saturday 11:00-11:15amJames Hiznay
Characterizing the role of DDX41, a DEAD-box RNA helicase, in blood cancer and the spliceosome Richard Padgett
Saturday 11:15-11:30amMichael Kearse
Mechanisms of unconventional translation initiation at CGG repeats in the Fragile X mRNA, FMR1. Peter Todd
Saturday 11:30-11:45amMunira Fouz
Enhanced MicroRNA Detection Assays Based on Tyramide Signal Amplification and GammaPNA Probes. Bruce A. Armitage and Subha R. Das
Saturday 11:45-12:00pmHui Li
RNA as a unique polymer to build functional nanostructures for material and biomedical applications Peixuan Guo
Saturday 12:15-12:35pmBlair Szymczyna
Mechanism of PWI Motif Binding to Nucleic Acids Blair Szymczyna
Saturday 12:35-12:55pmJayakrishnan Nandakumar
Silencing of a telomeric gene by a noncoding RNA derived from its own 3’-UTR Jayakrishnan Nandakumar