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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

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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10.2018 Bei Liu is the recipient of an Outstanding Poster Award at the October 2018 Duke Biochemistry Retreat.
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07.2018 Former group member Dr. Katja Petzold is the recipient of the 2018 Ampere prize.
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Recent publications

05.2019 Chu C-C. et al. published a paper titled “Dynamic ensemble of HIV-1 RRE stem IIB reveals non-native conformations that disrupt the Rev binding site” in Nucleic Acid Research.
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05.2019 Rangadurai A. and Szymanski E.S. et al. published a paper titled “Characterizing micro-to-millisecond chemical exchange in nucleic acids using off-resonance R1ρ relaxation dispersion” in Progress in NMR spectroscopy.
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