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Joan Steitz

Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

HHMI Investigator, 1986-Present

B.S., chemistry, Antioch College

Ph.D., molecular biology and biochemistry, Harvard University

[HHMI Biography]

[Curriculum Vitae]

Telephone: (203)737-4418

Fax: (203)624-8213

Administrative Assistants

Angela (Angie) Miccinello

Laura Raymond

Research Technicians

Suzanne DeGregorio

Suzanne is a Research Technician working with Dr. Herbert on the biophysical characterization of miRNA processing enzymes.

Therese Yario, M.S.

Therese is a Research Technician working with Dr. Brown on ENE RNAs.

Mei-Di Shu, M.S.

Mei-Di is a Research Specialist working with Dr. Tycowski on new viral non-coding RNAs.

Postdoctoral Fellows and Associates

Andrei Alexandrov, Ph.D.

Andrei is an Associate Research Scientist working on novel functions of eIF4AIII. Andrei's publications

Jessica Brown, Ph.D.

Jessica is a Postdoctoral Fellow working on the biophysical characterization of ENE containing RNAs.

Kristina Herbert, Ph.D.

Kristina is a Postdoctoral Fellow working on the biophysical characterization of miRNA processing enzymes. webpage

Nara Lee, Ph.D.

Nara is a Postdoctoral Associate using biochemical techniques to study Epstein Barr virus-Encoded RNAs (EBERs).

Walter Moss, Ph.D.

Walter is a Postdoctoral Associate who is using RNA structural bioinformatics and biochemical techniques to study Epstein Barr Virus. webpage

Genaro Pimienta-Rosales, Ph.D.

Genaro is an Associate Research Scientist using proteomics and RNA-seq transcriptomics to study the Epstein Barr virus-Encoded RNAs (EBERs). webpage

Kazimierz Tycowski, Ph.D.

Kazio is a Research Scientist working on computational programs to discover new non-coding RNAs.

Anna Vilborg, Ph.D.

Anna is a PostdoctoralFellow working on mechanisms of non-coding RNA in relation to cancer.

Johanna Withers

Johanna is a new postdoctoral associate.

Mingyi Xie, Ph.D.

Ming is a Postdoctoral Fellow working on snRNA processing.

Graduate Students

Yang (Eric) Guo

Eric is a graduate student working on biochemical methods for discovering targets of miRNAs.

Daifei Liu

Daifei is a new graduate student.

Tenaya Vallery

Tenaya is a graduate student working on the function of PAN RNA.

Undergraduate Students

Theresa Oei

Theresa is working with (Dr. to be) Eric Guo to discover targets of miRNAs.

Maria Passarelli

Maria is working with Dr. Vilborg to characterize mechanisms of noncoding RNAs in cancer.