60 People Results for the Tag: Nucleotides

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Michael Axtell

Distinguished Professor of Biology
Discovery and characterization of plant microRNAs and siRNAs. Functions of microRNAs and siRNAs in the evolution of plant development. Genomics and bioinformatics of microRNAs, siRNAs, and their targets

Kevin Hockett

Huck Early Career Chair; Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology
Biological Control, Biology and Ecology of Plant-Microbe and Plant-Environment Interactions, Microbial Ecology and Population Biology Faculty

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Joyce Jose

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Virus-host interactions involved in the pathogenesis of alphaviruses and flaviviruses. Analysis of virus induced structures and cytoskeletal modifications in mammalian host and insect vector using high-resolution live cell imaging and electron microscopy. Viral determinants of neurotropism, encephalitis, transmission and persistence in BSL-3 pathogens.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Kenneth Keiler

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Small RNAs and protein localization in bacterial development and antimicrobial drug discovery.

Tae-Hee Lee

Professor of Chemistry
Single-molecule biophysics of the nucleosome and chromatin

Jennifer Macalady

Director of the Ecology Institute; Professor of Geosciences
Microbial interactions with earth materials: soils, sediments, solutes, atmospheric gases, minerals, and rocks. Early evolution of Earth’s biosphere, including photosynthesis and sulfur cycling. Microbial ecology, environmental omics, microbial biogeography.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Anton Nekrutenko

Dorothy Foher Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Genomics, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Evolution of overlapping reading frames in eukaryotic genomes.

George Perry

Professor of Anthropology and Biology
Anthropological genomics, paleogenomics, human body size evolution, parasite evolution, and evolutionary medicine.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Tanya Renner

Associate Professor of Entomology
Evolution of chemical and structural defense. Molecular evolution, evolutionary genomics, and transcriptomics. Origins and evolution of carnivorous plants.

David Toews

Assistant Professor of Biology

Moriah Szpara

Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Biology
How genetic variation influences the outcomes of viral infection, particularly for neurotropic viruses such as herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and HSV-2, using high-throughput sequencing, comparative genomics, neuronal cultures, and genetic manipulation of both host and pathogen.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Andrew Deans

Professor of Entomology, Director of the Frost Entomological Museum

Francisco Diaz

Director of the Center for Reproductive Health and Biology; Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology
Ovarian physiology. Role of SMAD-mediated signaling in follicular and female germ cell (oocyte) development.

Howard Salis

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering; Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Engineering microorganisms for applications in synthetic biology and metabolic engineering.

Jessica Radzio-Basu

Assistant Research Professor

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Kateryna Makova

Director of the Center for Medical Genomics; Professor of Biology
Molecular evolution, population genetics, evolutionary genomics, bioinformatics, and human genetics.

Pamela Giblin

Professor of Immunology
The role of receptor tyrosine kinases in normal physiology and disease progression; the downstream signals that mediate these responses in vivo and in vitro.

Tracy Langkilde

Penn State Interim Executive Vice President and Provost; Dean of the Eberly College of Science; Professor of Biology
The interface of ecology and evolution to understand how an organism's traits are matched to its environment and responds to novel selective pressures imposed by global environmental change, and the consequences of this adaptation.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

William Hancock

Professor of Bioengineering
The detailed workings of motor proteins and their role in intracellular transport and cell motility.

Hyunwook Lee

Postdoctoral Researcher

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Sally Assmann

Waller Professor of Biology
Molecular biology of plant G-proteins and kinases. Phytohormone regulation of signal transduction and RNA processing. Second messenger regulation of ion channels in plant cells.

Kristin Eckert

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mechanisms of human cell mutagenesis and repetitive DNA replication in relation to genome evolution.

Mark Guiltinan

J. Franklin Styer Professor of Horticultural Botany; Professor of Plant Molecular Biology; Director, Endowed Program in the Molecular Biology of Cocoa
Plant functional genomics, metabolomics and biotechnology. Identification of key genes for disease resistance and important traits in the tree crop Theoboma cacao, the Chocolate tree.

Jan McAllister

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

David Geiser

Professor of Mycology
Molecular evolutionary genetics of pathogenic and toxigenic fungi.

Sergei Grigoryev

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Richard Legro

Interim Chair, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

Thomas Spratt

Associate Professor or Biochemistry

Lorraine Santy

Associate Chair, Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Biosciences Graduate Degree Program; Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The signals and processes that initiate migration in epithelial cells.

Nigel Deighton

Director of Research Instrumentation
Oversight of Huck facility operations, strategic direction and leadership in programmatic growth, and grant opportunities

Gang Ning

Director, Microscopy Core Facility; Research Professor
Using microscopy and flow cytometry to analyze structures and biochemical properties of cells.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Imhoi Koo

Research Assistant Professor
Develop pipeline and algorithms of metabolomics data processing.

Sarah Craig

Associate Research Professor

Jean-Paul Armache

Assistant Professor of of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The mechanisms and functions of ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling complexes and their place in gene regulation.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Emily Weinert

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The mechanisms by which bacteria sense and respond to the environment, as well as how these signaling proteins/pathways affect competition, host colonization, and pathogenesis.

Stephen Benkovic

Evan Pugh University Professor and Eberly Chair in Chemistry

Squire Booker

Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Elucidating the chemical mechanisms by which enzymes containing iron-sulfur clusters catalyze chemical reactions. Most ongoing projects deal with members of the Radical S-adenosylmethionine Superfamily, a diverse group of enzymes that employ radical chemistry to catalyze transformations involved in post-transcriptional and post-translational modifications, cofactor biosynthesis, secondary metabolite biosynthesis, and enzyme activation.

Estelle Couradeau

Assistant Professor of Ecosystem Science & Management

Zachary Szpiech

Assistant Professor of Biology
Population and evolutionary genetics, with applications to medical genetics, anthropology, and conservation

Xiang Zhu

Assistant Professor of Statistics
Statistical Genetics and Genomics

Ibrahim Moustafa

Assistant Research Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Process and analyze cryo-EM data to generate high-resolution 3D reconstructions using established software packages.