Special Topics - Regulation of microbial gene expression by RNA and its potential for practical applications

Thursday, August 16, 2012: 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Meeting Room 5, Columbia Hall, Terrace level (Washington Hilton)
Shelley Copley

8:30 AM
Additional levels of regulation provided by small RNAs
Gisela Storz, Maureen K. Thomason and Chase L. Beisel, Cell Biology and Metabolism Program, NICHD, Bethesda, MD
9:00 AM
Rational design of synthetic small RNAs to control enzyme expression
Amin Espah Borujeni1, Emily Dong2 and Howard Salis2, (1)Chemical engineering / Biological engineering, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, (2)Chemical engineering / Biological engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
9:30 AM
10:00 AM
Development of novel biosensors using bacterial riboswitches
Robert T. Batey, Pablo Ceres, Andrew Garst and Joan Marcano, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Univeristy of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO
10:30 AM
Imaging intracellular metabolites with RNA mimics of green fluorescent protein
Samie R. Jaffrey, Pharmacology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY
11:00 AM
Synthetic riboswitches for controlling bacterial gene expression
Justin P. Gallivan, Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
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