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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

10.2019 Stephanie Gu is the recipient of a Graduate Student Service Award at the October 2019 Duke Biochemistry Retreat.
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10.2019 Hala Abou Assi is the recipient of the Duke Multidisciplinary Heart and Vascular Diseases Cardiovascular T32.
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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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Recent publications

12.2019 Ganser L.R. et al. published a paper titled “Demonstration that small molecules can bind and stabilize low-abundance short-lived RNA excited conformational states” in J. Mol. Biol.
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11.2019 Chu C-C. et al. published a paper titled “m6A minimally impacts the structure, dynamics, and Rev ARM binding properties of HIV-1 RRE stem IIB” in PLOS ONE
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11.2019 Orlovsky N. et al. published a paper titled “Exposing hidden high-affinity RNA conformational states” in J. Am. Chem. Soc.
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