Poster abstracts

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Number Presenter Title PI
1Hiba Al-Ashtal
Title not published online Andrea Berman
2Lama AlAbdi
Title not published online Humaira Gowher
3Ali Aldhumani
Polyamine modulation of T-box riboswitch function for antibacterial drug discovery Jennifer Hines
4Prabhakar Sairam Andhey
Novel AD risk genes identified through a tissue-specific transcriptome-wide differential expression and co-expression analysis Jingwen Yan
5Sri Appasamy
Choosing representatives for Equivalence Classes of RNA structures and development of new visualization features for RNA 3D structure annotation and analysis Neocles Leontis
6Waqar Arif
Title not published online Auinash Kalsotra
7Regan Bales
Determination of the roles of Trm7, Trm732, and Trm734 orthologs in 2’-O-methylation of human and fruit fly tRNA Michael Guy
8Zahra Batool
Title not published online Yury Polikanov
9Divyaa Bhagdikar
Identification and characterization of S-box riboswitches that regulate at the level of translation initiation Tina Henkin
10Abigail Bieker
Title not published online Mallory Havens
11Arun Kumar Boddapati
A computational framework for classifying RNA-binding proteins based on their preference for RNA structural motifs Sarath Janga
12Rachel Bowman
Characterization of U5NU Binding by Vaccinia Capping Enzyme Paul Gollnick
13Jennifer Brooks
The effect of tRNA modifications on pseudohyphal growth in yeast Michael Guy
14Kasun Buddika
Molecular and functional characterization of stem cell messenger ribonucleoprotein complexes (mRNPs) Sokol Nicholas Samuel
15Jun-Kyu Byun
Role of Unique C-terminal Domain in an Aminoacyl-tRNA Trans-editing Protein from Arabidopsis thaliana Karin Musier-Forsyth
16Kenneth Carlson
Regulation of eIF2 kinase GCN2 in translational control Dr. Ronald C. Wek
17Paul Carlson
De novo Design of Transcriptional and Translational RNA Repressors Julius Lucks
18Manohar Chakrabarti
Genome-wide atlas of alternative polyadenylation in the forage legume, red clover Arthur Hunt
19Jackie Chen
Temporally controlled expression of ESRP2 licenses fetal-to-adult switch in alternative splicing required for hepatocyte maturation Auinash Kalsotra
20Sahil Chhabra
Modeling RNA-ligand Structures using chemical shifts Aaron Frank
21Edric Choi
Analyzing the role of G·U base pairs on the melting behavior of the S. enterica htrA RNA thermometer Rachel Mitton-Fry
22Sara Cloutier
Developing a high resolution genome-wide R-loop mapping protocol in yeast Elizabeth Tran
23Sarah Cooper
Structural implications of Gag-mediated assembly during bovine leukemia virus replication Dr. Dominic Qualley
24Shiba Dandpat
Title not published online Nils Walter
25Swapna Vidhur Daulatabad
Lantern: a semi-automated pipeline and repository for annotating lncRNAs with ontologies Sarath Janga
26Daniel Dayeh
Molecular basis for mismatch-sensitive cleavage modulation of bilobed Argonaute proteins Kotaro Nakanishi
27Laura de Lorenzo
The interplay between alternative polyadenylation and RNA quality control in Arabidopsis Arthur Hunt
28Daniel del Valle-Morales
A new approach to NGS identification of capped 5’ ends Daniel Schoenberg
29Kim Delaney
Characterization of a putative HSV-like ribozyme in an R2 retrotransposon in the vertebrates Lampetra aepyptera and Lethenteron appendix. Kim Delaney
30Daisy DiVita
Functional and genetic studies of the tRNA modification protein Trm732 in yeast Michael Guy
31Samantha Dodbele
Investigation of a Noncoding RNA Handyman in Dictyostelium discoideum Jane Jackman
32Mike Dong
Title not published online Subha Das
33Dana Driver
Title not published online Peixuan Guo
34Caleb Embree
Do allelic differences in Candida albicans Pseudouridine Synthase 4 lead to distinct functions? Douglas Bernstein
35Chrishan Fernando
Performing a genetic screen to identify factors that promote lncRNA-dependent gene repression Elizabeth Tran
36Tanja Florin
Title not published online Alexander Mankin
37Janie Frandsen
Title not published online Tina Henkin
38Keshav Gc
RsmC shows RNA chaperone activity during ribosome biogenesis Sanjaya Abeysirigunawardena
39Nicolette Geron
Using Cell-SELEX to Identify Modified DNA Aptamers that Bind E. coli Mina Sumita
40Andrew Goodwin
The dichotomy of MDM2 splicing in response to genotoxic stress Dawn Chandler
41Kevin Hart
Plasmodium Transmission is Critically Regulated by General and Transmission-Specific Deadenylases of the CAF1/CCR4/NOT Complex Scott Lindner
42Huzaifa Hassan
Title not published online Sarath Janga
43Caitlin Hawkins
Characterization of minimal binding site of modification enzyme RsmG Sanjaya Abeysirigunawardena
44Youssef Hegazy
Mapping of R-loops in yeast cells using DNase H Elizabeth Tran
45Charles Hoogstraten
The utility of NMR relaxation-dispersion data in characterizing invisible states of RNA Charles Hoogstraten
46Maryam Hosseini
The evolutionary path of the mammalian mitochondrial ribosome: How to fold a functional RNA with fewer Guanines Neocles Leontis
47Jillian Houtz
Assessment of candidate factors required for RNA editing in Physarum polycephalum mitochondria Jonatha Gott
48Shijie Huang
Bacterial cell can live without free 5S rRNA Alexander Mankin
49Katlyn Hughes
Quantitative Analysis of the Effect of RTR1 Knockout on the Global Proteome in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Amber Mosley
50Sun Jeong Im
Using Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) to Determine DNA Aptamers that Binds to E. coli for Biosensor Development Mina Sumita
51Mahdieh Jadaliha
Title not published online Prasanth Kannanganattu
52Cameron Jamshidi
NMR studies to observe transiently populated conformational states in the RNA binding protein TRAP Mark Foster
53Sarath Chandra Janga
Seten: a tool for systematic identification and comparison of processes, phenotypes, and diseases associated with RNA-binding proteins from condition-specific CLIP-seq profiles Sarath Janga
54Kumudie Jayalath
Pseudouridylation enzyme RsuA influence 30S ribosome assembly Sanjaya Abeysirigunawardena
55Danni Jin
Interaction between Human Glutamyl-Prolyl tRNA synthetase Linker domain and HIV-1 Matrix: Implications for viral infection Karin Musier-Forsyth
56Elizabeth Jolley
Title not published online Phil Bevilacqua
57Manasses Jora
Global Profiling of the Effects of Oxidative Stress on RNA Modifications by Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Pat Limbach
58Amira Kefi
Identification of novel transcripts in brain tissue using third generation sequencing: ISO-seq Chunyu Liu
59Melissa Kelley
The effects of peroxide exposure on the RNA of radiotrophic C. neoformans Pat Limbach
60Bett Kimutai
Reactivity and impact of amino-acid-linked platinum(II) analogues in RNA and DNA Christine Chow
61Jessica King
Analysis of Alternative Splicing in Disease Associated Exons Mallory Havens
62Jonathan Kitzrow
Probing the structure of the HIV-1 5´UTR with varying transcription start sites Karin Musier-Forsyth
63Jhumku Kohtz
The Evf2 enhancer lncRNA regulates hundreds of enhancer-chromosomal interactions across the extent of chr6 (~150Mb) in mouse developing brain Jhumku Kohtz
64Markos Koutmos
tRNA processing in human mitochondria Markos Koutmos
65Kristin Koutmou
Mechanisms of ribosome stalling during the translation of positively charged peptides Kristin Koutmou
66Aiswarya Krishnamohan
Distinct mechanistic features of the atypical SPOUT methyltransferase, Trm10 Jane Jackman
67Alexandra Kuzmishin
Quality control by trans-editing factor prevents global mistranslation of non-protein amino acid α-aminobutyrate Karin Musier-Forsyth
68Jason Kwon
Restoration of MYC-repressed miR-29 in pancreatic cancer cells leads to increased reactive oxygen species and gemcitabine sensitization Janaiah Kota
69Amanda Kyle
Phenylalanyl-tRNA synthetase regulated quality control is linked to stress responses in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Michael Ibba
70Geneva LaForce
In-silico design and experimental validation of Boolean logic gates based on a fluorogenic RNA aptamer Emil Khisamutdinov
71Stella Lai
Characterization of K-turns in RNase P RNAs from Halobacteriales Venkat Gopalan
72Yu-Hsuan Karen Lai
Genome-wide Identification of Enzymatic Targets of a DEAD-box RNA Helicase Reveals Roles for RNA Secondary Structure Remodeling in Termination of Transcription Elizabeth Tran
73Jessica D. Leuchter
Identifying novel inhibitors of RNA riboswitches by targeting transient binding pockets Aaron Frank
74Weicheng Li
Validating and Optimizing Mechanistic Model of Cooperative Ligand Binding to the Oligomeric Trp- and RNA-binding protein TRAP Mark Foster
75Zhefeng Li
The Hydrophobic Effect from Conjugated Chemicals or Drugs on in Vivo Biodistribution of RNA Nanoparticles Peixuan Guo
76Josiah Liew
Polyadenylation in the Apicomplexa Arthur Hunt
77Kefei Liu
Title not published online Shen Li
78Shuohui Liu
SHAPE Analysis of the RSV Genomic RNA 5'-leader Secondary Structure and Gag Interactions Karin Musier-Forsyth
79Xiao Ma
Selectivity mechanisms of aminoacyl-tRNA trans-editing factor Mark Foster
80Stephanie Mack
The Effect of Metal Ions on Lariat Debranching Enzyme Cleavage Activity Subha R. Das
81Prabuddha Madubashitha
A study of aminoglycoside binding to 16S rRNA Christine Chow
82Rebecca Mann
Isoacceptor specific characterization of tRNA aminoacylation and misacylation in vivo Michael Ibba
83Aidan Manning
Title not published online Heather Hundley
84Ila Marathe
Use of SHAPE-Seq and FRET to elucidate structure-function relationships in archaeal RNase P, a multi-subunit catalytic ribonucleoprotein Venkat Gopalan
85Ashanti Matlock
tRNA recognition and catalysis by eukaryoticThg1 3’-5’ polymerase Jane Jackman
86Kyle Messina
Title not published online Phil Bevilacqua
87Sezen Meydan
Widespread presence of internal translation initiation sites in Escherichia coli Alexander Mankin
88Wayne Miles
Post-transcriptional regulation upon tumor-suppressor loss Miles
89Vibhor Mishra
Title not published online Craig S Pikaard
90David Mitchell III
Glyoxals as in vivo RNA structural probes of guanine base pairing Phil Bevilacqua
91Matias Montes
Modulating the insulin receptor splicing in pediatric sarcomas Dawn Chandler
92Allyson Morris
Investigating the effects of PUS5 deletion on mitochondrial encoded protein expression in Candida albicans and Saccharomyces cerevisiae Douglas Bernstein
93Stephanie Nguyen
Analysis of alternative splicing in disease associated exons Mallory Havens
94Gina Nostramo
Development of a genome-wide screen in S. cerevisiae to identify novel retrograde tRNA nuclear importers and re-exporters Anita Hopper
95Eimile Oakes
The Molecular Mechanisms of ADAR3 in Glioblastoma Heather Hundley
96Benjamin OBrien
Programmable Nucleic Acid Based Polygons with Controlled Neuroimmunomodulatory Properties for Predictive QSAR Modeling Emil Khisamutdinov
97Geeta Palsule
Mechanisms and functional consequences of processing and generating the intronic Drosophila RNase P RNA Amanda Simcox
98Luke Parks
Nascent RNA sequencing and capture of minimally disturbed newly divided cells Mats Ljungman
99Sarah Peck
Competition between the RNA exosome and TFIIS for backtracked RNA Polymerase II Amber Mosley
100Justin Peterson
Title not published online Heather Hundley
101Hong-Duc Phan
Structural and functional characterization of human Argonaute4 Kotaro Nakanishi
102Ethan Pickerill
Identification of functions of pseudouridine synthase 7 in Candida albicans Douglas Bernstein
103Elizabeth Przekwas
Title not published online Mallory Havens
104Christina Psihountas
tRNA modification profile changes during growth phase transitions in Bacillus subtilis Pat Limbach
105Krithika R Subramanian
Time-dependent differential alternative splicing in mammalian tissues Nathan Salomonis
106Suba Rajendren
Dimerization of ADARs contributes to substrate specificity of A-to-I editing in vivo Heather Hundley
107Chad Ratterman
Lariat Debranching Enzyme Cleavage of Backbone Branched RNAs With Non-Canonical Branch-Point Residues Subha R. Das
108Joshua-Paolo Reyes
Regulatory elements in the HIV-1 5´UTR modulate Gag binding specificity Karin Musier-Forsyth
109Udit Sheth
Screen for chemical inhibitors of repeat associated non-AUG (RAN) translation Peter Todd
110Rajneesh Srivastava
Transcriptome analysis of developing lens reveals abundance of novel transcripts and extensive splicing alterations Sarath Janga
111Ashley Stevens
Polyadenylation in the Apicomplexa Arthur Hunt
112Qinyu Sun
Title not published online Prasanth Kannanganattu
113Emily Susa
Mitochondrial gene expression responds to lack of nutrients but not to different nutrient sources in Trypanosoma cruzi Sara Zimmer
114Maxim Svetlov
Kinetics of drug-ribosome interactions defines the cidality of macrolide antibiotics Alexander Mankin
115Yu-Ci Syu
Specificities of HTLV-1 Gag RNA-binding domains: implications for genomic RNA dimerization and primer annealing Karin Musier-Forsyth
116Courtney Szyjka
Suppression screen for the identification of protein interactors of the trp RNA-binding attenuation protein (TRAP) Paul Gollnick
117Yow Yong Tan
Investigating the importance of the bulge region for S. enterica htrA RNA thermometer behavior using SHAPE assays. Rachel Mitton-Fry
118Priti Thakur
Improving the sequence coverage of RNA modification mapping by LC-MS Balasubrahmanyam Addepalli
119Jackson Trotman
Title not published online Daniel Schoenberg
120Yi-Ju Tseng
Identifying regulators of C9orf72 ALS/FTD associated RAN translation Todd Peter
121Ullas Valiya Chembazhi
Title not published online Auinash Kalsotra
122Vibhuti Wadhwa
Use of pulsed EPR to probe protein cofactor-mediated long-range remodeling of the catalytic RNA in archaeal RNase P Mark Foster
123Petra Wallenmeyer
XL-SHAPE Analysis of Human Lysyl-tRNA Synthetase Interaction with HIV-1 Genomic RNA Karin Musier-Forsyth
124Stephanie Wang
Evaluating the hybridization of backbone branched and spliceosomal RNAs Subha R. Das
125Richard Watson
Recent Updates to the RNAstructure Software Package for RNA Secondary Structure Prediction and Analysis David Mathews
126Michael Wolfe
Bru-Seq reveals modulation of mRNA stability by Human Pumilio proteins Freddolino
127Lauren Woodward
Alternate exon junction complexes potentiate branched nonsense-mediated mRNA decay pathways Guramrit Singh
128Zheng Cindy Xing
Characterization of the mammalian DEAD-box protein DDX5 reveals functional conservation with S. cerevisiae ortholog Dbp2 in transcriptional control and glucose metabolism Elizabeth Tran
129Congcong Xu
Favorable Biodistribution, Specific Targeting and Conditional Endosomal Escape of RNA Nanoparticles in Cancer Therapy Peixuan Guo
130Jing Yang
Maternal dead-end 1 promotes translation of nanos1 by binding the eIF3 complex Jing Yang
131Xuan Ye
Rbfox1 accomplishes extraordinary RNA binding specificity by optimizing discrimination against non-cognate sequences Eckhard Jankowsky
132Lanqing Ying
Inhibition of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase by modified aminoglycosides Kurt Fredrick
133Jeffrey Zuber
A sensitivity analysis of RNA folding nearest neighbor parameters quantifies the uncertainty in RNA secondary structure prediction and reveals correlations between parameter values Mathews David