Susan J Baserga MD, PhD

Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, of Genetics and of Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Center for RNA Science and Medicine, Yale

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: RNA Biology | Baserga Lab

Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Radiobiology


Gene Regulation and Functional Genomics

Radiobiology and Radiotherapy

Research Interests

Ribosome biogenesis; RRNA processing; U3 RNP structure and function; RNA helicases; Polymerase I transcription and processing


  • M.D., Yale University , 1988
  • Ph.D., Yale University , 1988

Selected Publication

  • Champion EA, Kundrat L, Regan L, Baserga SJ. A structural model for the HAT domain of Utp6 incorporating bioinformatics and genetics. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2009 Jul22(7):431-9. Epub 2009 Jun 10.
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