Spring 2018

April 27, 2018
Presenter: Tyler Mrozowich
Razew, M., Warkocki, Z., Taube, M., Kolondra, A., Czarnocki-Cieciura, M., Nowak, E., Labedzka-Dmoch, K., Kawinska, A., Piatkowski, J., Golik, P. et al. (2018) Structural analysis of mtEXO mitochondrial RNA degradosome reveals tight coupling of nuclease and helicase components. Nature Communications, 9, 97.
 
April 20, 2018
Presenter: Julia Guegueniat
Guzzi, N., Cieśla, M., Ngoc, P.C.T., Lang, S., Arora, S., Dimitriou, M., Pimková, K., Sommarin, M.N.E., Munita, R., Lubas, M. et al. (2018) Pseudouridylation of tRNA-Derived Fragments Steers Translational Control in Stem Cells. Cell.
 
April 13, 2018
Presenter: Chris Isaac
Chavez, A., Pruitt, B.W., Tuttle, M., Shapiro, R.S., Cecchi, R.J., Winston, J., Turczyk, B.M., Tung, M., Collins, J.J. and Church, G.M. (2018) Precise Cas9 targeting enables genomic mutation prevention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 3669-3673.
 
April 6, 2018
Presenter: Jalyce Heller
Segall-Shapiro, T.H., Sontag, E.D. and Voigt, C.A. (2018) Engineered promoters enable constant gene expression at any copy number in bacteria. Nature Biotechnology, 36, 352.
 
March 23, 2018
Presenter: Rhys Hakstol
Einfalt, T., Witzigmann, D., Edlinger, C., Sieber, S., Goers, R., Najer, A., Spulber, M., Onaca-Fischer, O., Huwyler, J. and Palivan, C.G. (2018) Biomimetic artificial organelles with in vitro and in vivo activity triggered by reduction in microenvironment. Nature Communications, 9, 1127.
 
March 16, 2018
Presenter: Cristina Carvalho Barbosa de Souza
Li, S., Jiang, Q., Liu, S., Zhang, Y., Tian, Y., Song, C., Wang, J., Zou, Y., Anderson, G.J., Han, J.-Y. et al. (2018) A DNA nanorobot functions as a cancer therapeutic in response to a molecular trigger in vivo. Nature Biotechnology, 36, 258.
 
March 9, 2018
Presenter: Sarah Schultz
Franzmann, T.M., Jahnel, M., Pozniakovsky, A., Mahamid, J., Holehouse, A.S., Nüske, E., Richter, D., Baumeister, W., Grill, S.W., Pappu, R.V. et al. (2018) Phase separation of a yeast prion protein promotes cellular fitness. Science, 359.
 
March 2, 2018
Presenter: Dominic Czekay
Kim, W.K., Yun, S., Kwon, Y., You, K.T., Shin, N., Kim, J. and Kim, H. (2017) mRNAs containing NMD-competent premature termination codons are stabilized and translated under UPF1 depletion. Scientific Reports, 7, 15833.
 
February 23, 2018
Presenter: Davinder Kaur
Ferruz, N., Doerr, S., Vanase-Frawley, M.A., Zou, Y., Chen, X., Marr, E.S., Nelson, R.T., Kormos, B.L., Wager, T.T., Hou, X. et al. (2018) Dopamine D3 receptor antagonist reveals a cryptic pocket in aminergic GPCRs. Scientific Reports, 8, 897.
 
February 16, 2018
Presenter: Erin Kelly
Angrisani, A., Matrone, N., Belli, V., Vicidomini, R., Di Maio, N., Turano, M., Scialò, F., Netti, P.A., Porcellini, A. and Furia, M. (2018) A functional connection between dyskerin and energy metabolism. Redox Biology14, 557-565.
 
February 9, 2018
Presenter: Dora Capatos
Arribere, J.A., Cenik, E.S., Jain, N., Hess, G.T., Lee, C.H., Bassik, M.C. and Fire, A.Z. (2016) Translation readthrough mitigation. Nature534, 719.
 
February 2, 2018
Presenter: Dr. Govardhan Reddy Veerareddygari
Morscher, R.J., Ducker, G.S., Li, S.H.-J., Mayer, J.A., Gitai, Z., Sperl, W. and Rabinowitz, J.D. (2018) Mitochondrial translation requires folate-dependent tRNA methylation. Nature.
 
January 19, 2018
Presenter: Dustin Smith
Collins, J., Robinson, C., Danhof, H., Knetsch, C.W., van Leeuwen, H.C., Lawley, T.D., Auchtung, J.M. and Britton, R.A. (2018) Dietary trehalose enhances virulence of epidemic Clostridium difficile. Nature 553: 291-294.
 
January 12, 2018
Presenter: Dr. Senthil Kumar Duraikannu Kailasam
Najafabadi, H.S., Garton, M., Weirauch, M.T., Mnaimneh, S., Yang, A., Kim, P.M. and Hughes, T.R. (2017) Non-base-contacting residues enable kaleidoscopic evolution of metazoan C2H2 zinc finger DNA binding. Genome Biol 18: 167.
 
January 5, 2018
Presenter: Elijah Dueck
Poole, A.R., Vicino, I., Adachi, H., Yu, Y.-T. and Hebert, M.D. (2017) Regulatory RNPs: a novel class of ribonucleoproteins that potentially contribute to ribosome heterogeneity. Biology Open 6: 1342-1354.