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Structure and Dynamics of Nucleic Acids

“Everything that living things do can be understood in terms of the jiggling and wiggling of atoms” —Richard Feynman.

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Lab News

08.2019 Megan Kelly is the recipient of F30 NIH fellowship.
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05.2019 Eric Szymanski successfully defends his Ph.D.
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04.2019 Laura Ganser successfully defends her Ph.D.
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04.2019 Megan Kelly is the recipient of the 2019 Michelle P. Winn Inclusive Excellence Award at Duke University.
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02.2019 Honglue Shi is the recipient of the student travel stipend for the 2019 ENC.
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12.2018 Atul Rangadurai is the recipient of the 2019 Biophysical Society Travel Award.
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Recent publications

09.2019 Rangadurai A. et al. published a paper titled “Direct evidence for (G)O6···H2-N4(C)+ hydrogen bonding in transient G(syn)-C+ and G(syn)-m5C+ Hoogsteen base pairs in duplex DNA from cytosine amino nitrogen off-resonance R1ρ relaxation dispersion measurements” in J. Mag. Reson.
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07.2019 Stelling A. et al. published a paper titled “Infrared spectroscopic observation of a G-C+ Hoogsteen base pair in the DNA:TATA box binding protein complex under solution conditions” in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
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