The new study reports the complete sequences for the two Arabidopsis NORs and how active and silent ribosomal RNA genes are distributed throughout the NORs.
New manuscript entitled "Biophysical and structural characterization of a multifunctional viral genome packaging motor." This work was done in collaboration with Carlos Catalano's lab at UC Denver.
Over 30 students, faculty, and staff submitted their best cookies to be judged. The top three submissions were awarded prize packs.
The Choi lab published a new article in Nucleic Acids Research, entitled “Binding of microRNA-122 to the hepatitis C virus 5’ untranslated region modifies interactions with poly(C) binding protein 3 and the NS5B viral polymerase” This work was in collaboration with Dr. Stan Lemon lab at UNC.
The Bochman lab received an equipment supplement award to their NIH grant (R35 GM1333437) to fund the purchase of a Refeyn mass photometer.
The Choi lab published new article in Nucleic Acids Research, entitled “Structural basis for cloverleaf RNA-initiated viral genome replication.”
On September 1, 2023, Matthew Bochman, Associate Professor of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, received the IU Food and Agrarian Systems Natural Sciences Research Impact Award for his research on fermentation science.
A representative from the Indianapolis pharmaceutical company Lilly will host a meeting on April 10th in the Biology Building.
~40% of our graduates are members of Phi Beta Kappa!