Area of Doctoral Study: Biological Sciences
Undergraduate Institute: North Carolina A&T University
Research Advisor: Lasse Lindahl, Ph.D.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Prostate Disease Research/ Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Department of Surgery)
Description of Research
Using an inducible system I am looking at how the ribosomal proteins are assembled into the ribsosome. Also, post-translational modifications of ribosomal proteins and whether or not their dynamic nature can have an effect on the function of the ribosome.