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RNA Faculty Candidate Seminar: Rachel Niederer, Yale School of Medicine

Monday, January 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“Uncovering novel translational control elements within 5′ UTRs”
Rachel Niederer, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher
Yale School of Medicine

 

Co-Hosts: The Center for RNA Biomedicine, Department of Biological Chemistry, and the Department of Human Genetics

Hybrid Seminar:
In-person: Biomedical Science Research Buliding (BSRB), ABC Seminar rooms
Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qg4fyCUbQZyVu0oGrBLmWQ

Abstract: Translational control of gene expression plays an essential role during development, response to stress and a wide range of cellular processes. However, the key mRNA features that distinguish efficiently translated from poorly translated mRNAs remain largely unknown. This talk will describe the development of direct analysis of ribosome targeting (DART) and its use both in discovering novel regulatory elements within 5′ untranslated regions (5′ UTRs) as well as revealing unexpected behaviors from features that were previously thought to be well understood.

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Date:
Monday, January 10
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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