Current Lab Members

Jonathan Staley

Principal Investigator

Professor
Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
Committee on Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology

AAAS Fellow

B.A., Chemistry (High Honors), Haverford College, PA, 1987
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993

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Klaus Nielsen

Research Professional

Mechanism and consequences of DExD/H-box ATPase activity

B.S., Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 1992
M.A., Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 1996
Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2000

Previous positions:
Doctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Gene Regulation and Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2000-2005

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology
Centre for mRNP Biogenesis and Metabolism
Aarhus Universitet, Aarhus, Denmark, 2005-2011

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Yi Zeng

Graduate Student

Nuclear export of splicing intermediates

Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology

B.S., Biotechnology, Capital Normal University, China, 2009


Christopher Craddock

Graduate Student

Spliceosome remodeling during catalysis and proofreading

Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology
NSF GRFP and HHMI Gilliam Fellow

A.A.S., Avionic Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, 2006
B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Northeastern Illinois University, 2012
B.S. Biology, summa cum laude, Northeastern Illinois University, 2012


Cody Hernandez

Graduate Student

Prp22-dependent 3' splice site selection and fidelity

Graduate Program in Cell and Molecular Biology
NIH IMSD Fellow

B.S., Biochemistry (Cum Laude), Texas State University Honors College


Kevin Yang

Research Technologist

Molecular mechanism of splicing factor-dependent autosomal dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa