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GSBS Research Topics: POST-TRANSLATION


Salvatore J. Caradonna, Ph.D. * - Stratford - My laboratory is interested in the post-translational mechanisms that regulate proteins involved in base-excision repair of DNA. We are studying the aberrant pathways that lead to uracil misincorporation into DNA and strategies that may exploit these pathways for cancer drug development. We are also involved in the study of atypical cyclin-like proteins that affect cell-cycle phase transitions. Email: caradonn@umdnj.edu

Hristo Houbaviy, Ph.D. * - Stratford - We are interested in the roles of microRNAs in embryonic stem (ES) cells and during the early development of the mouse. Specifically, we are applying biochemical and mouse model approaches to elucidate the functions of miR-290-295 / miR-371-373 which appear to be ES cell and early embryo specific. Email: houbavhr@umdnj.edu

Michael Law, Ph.D. * - Stratford - Using S. cerevisiae as a model system, my work is aimed at determining how cell fate decisions are established. Differentiation requires temporal restrictions on transcription to be maintained. My work is interested in defining how post-translational protein modifications allow epigenetic regulation of transcriptional timing. Email: lawmj@umdnj.edu

Lyndi Rice, Ph.D. * - Stratford - The focus of our group is to elucidate the molecular regulation of several tumor suppressors and oncogenes in the onset of gynecological cancers, using cell culture, primary tissues, and mouse model systems. Through our research, we will identify novel biomarkers to aid in early detection and potential drug targets that modulate tumor progression. Email: lrice@mdlab.com

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