The 8th Annual Symposium of the Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology Graduate Program will be held virtually on Friday, 14 May 2021.
Information and details on registration are here: http://www.mbsb.pitt.edu/index.php/mbsb-symposium-2021.
Registration is required to attend the symposium.
By the MBSB Symposium Committee
Microcrystals for CryoEM
“Detection of Microcrystals for CryoEM”
Prof. Guillermo Calero in MBSB develops methods in crystallization.
By the MBSB
Merkel Cell Polyomavirus
“Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Encodes Circular RNAs (circRNAs) Enabling a Dynamic circRNA/microRNA/mRNA Regulatory Network”
Bizunesh Abere, Hongzhao Zhou, Jinghui Li, Simon Cao, Tuna Toptan, Adam Grundhoff, Nicole Fischer, Patrick S. Moore, Yuan Chang
mBio Dec 2020, 11 (6) e03059-20; DOI: 10.1128/mBio.03059-20
Merkel cell polyomavirus makes a circular RNA as part of a feedback network controlling its own replication by targeting an inhibitory viral miRNA.
Detection of MCV circMCV-T BSJ (red) and early region T antigen transcripts by BaseScope in situ hybridization.
Koide Group Video
Research description for Professor Koide’s group of MBSB is available on Youtube:
Tristram-Nagle / STEM Contributions
“Dr. Tristram-Nagle is contributing to STEM research”
Dr. Tristram-Nagle is an active Research Professor in the Physics department at Carnegie Mellon University. An article about her STEM research and an interview about her current studies are found at the following site.