Research focus

 

  • Splicing

  • Telomerase

  • RNA Biochemistry

  • Structural Biology

  • Ribozymes

  • Transposition

2016-Present

​Robart  lab

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

2007 - 2011

2011 - 2016

  • Telomerase biochemistry
  • RNP biogenesis 
  • Group II intron ribozyme splicing 
  • Intron targeted mobility 


PH.D. (zimmerly lab)

University of Calgary 

Postdoctoral Associate

(Collins Lab)

University of California, Berkeley

2001 - 2007


Assistant professor

West Virginia University

Department of Biochemistry


Assistant project scientist

(Toor Lab)

University of California, San Diego


RNA Biochemistry / Structural Biology