The RNA Transcript, June 1, 2020
The University of Michigan Center for RNA Biomedicine regroups over 150 faculty members and their labs across seven Schools and Colleges on the Ann Arbor campus. We're pleased to feature these outstanding scientists and colleagues in our weekly news.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 3:00–4:00 pm
Harvard Medical School Initiative for RNA Medicine Seminar

Long Noncoding RNAs Interact with Bromodomain Proteins to Regulate Development

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 4:00–5:00 pm

Nutrient-dependent control of RNA polymerase II elongation rate regulates gene expression programs by alternative polyadenylation 

Spliceosome Structure: Can the Blind Men Now Describe the Elephant?

Moderator: Sherif Abou Elela

This position is intended for a highly motivated individual with an M.D. and/or Ph.D. in RNA biology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, genetics, or a related field. Recent graduates are preferred. Dr. Vivian Cheung's Lab

Our members' publications are now available through Altmetric. Five queries are available: "RNA," "Transcriptome," "Translation,"Molecule" and "CRISPR." Please make sure to have at least one of these key words in your title or abstract. Here are some highlights from the last four weeks:
Significant association between host transcriptome‐derived HPV oncogene E6 * influence score and carcinogenic pathways, tumor size, and survival in head and neck cancer

Structural basis for transcriptional start site control of HIV-1 RNA fate
Brown JD, Kharytonchyk S, Chaudry I, Iyer AS, Carter H, Becker G, Desai Y, Glang L, Choi SH, Singh K, Lopresti MW, Orellana M, Rodriguez T, Oboh U, Hijji J, Ghinger FG, Stewart K, Francis D, Edwards B, Chen P, Case DA,  Telesnitsky A,  Summers MF
Science.  2020, Apr 24;368(6489):413-417. doi: 10.1126/science.aaz7959.