RNA Biochemistry / Structural Biology

2001 - 2007

  • Group II intron ribozyme splicing 
  • Intron targeted mobility 


PH.D. (zimmerly lab)

University of Calgary 

  • Biochemistry of intron splicing
  • Structures of pre-catalytic intron and post-catalytic intron lariat

2007 - 2011

2011 - 2016

Postdoctoral Associate

(Collins Lab)

University of California, Berkeley

  • Telomerase biochemistry
  • RNP biogenesis 

Research focus

 

  • Splicing

  • Telomerase

  • RNA Biochemistry

  • Structural Biology

  • Ribozymes

  • Transposition


Assistant project scientist

(Toor Lab)

University of California, San Diego


Assistant professor

West Virginia University

Department of Biochemistry

​Robart  lab

2016-Present