Lab Members

Open Positions

We are interested in hiring motivated and highly talented post-doctoral and post-baccalaureate fellows, particularly those with expertise in protein or nucleic acid biochemistry, mammalian cell culture, genomics and other high-throughput methods, or single-molecule microscopy.

Our Staff

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Acting Section Chief

Ph.D. - Stanford University
Postdoctoral Fellowship - Johns Hopkins University

Our Fellows

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David Young
Research Fellow

Ph.D. - University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Postdoctoral Fellowship - NIH/NICHD

David’s research focuses on understanding the mechanism of ribosome recycling and factors that affect autism spectrum disorders and lymphomas in humans.

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John Taylor Hosmer-Quint
Postbaccalaureate IRTA

B.A. - Lawrence University
B.Mus. - Lawrence University

John Taylor is currently working on implementing single molecule microscopy techniques to study in vivo translation in yeast.

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Agnes Karasik
Postdoctoral Fellow IRTA

B.Sc. – ELTE, Hungary
M.Sc. – ELTE, Hungary
Ph.D. – Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Agnes studied RNase P for her PhD research and is now exploring the non-canonical role of virus activated ribonuclease L in protein translation.

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Sezen Meydan
Postdoctoral Fellow IRTA

B.Pharm - Hacettepe University, Turkey
Ph.D. - University of Illinois at Chicago

During her PhD studies, Sezen worked on non-canonical translation regulation events and their cellular consequences in bacteria. Her current focus is understanding the molecular mechanisms of eukaryotic ribosome rescue and recycling.

Our Alumni

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Grant Jones, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral IRTA

B.A. - Arizona State University
Ph.D. - University of Maryland, Baltimore

For his doctoral dissertation, Grant studied mRNA cap binding proteins in dinoflagellates, a type of toxic marine algae. Currently, he is studying ribosome recycling and homeostasis during activation of the antiviral response in human cells.

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Theresa Marlin
Postbaccalaureate IRTA

B.S. - DeSales University
Theresa is currently investigating translational regulation during stress responses in yeast.